Reward offered for identity of those who dobbed in crocodile shooter
One concerned Cairns News reader has offered a reward for information leading to the identity of those responsible for dobbing in the man who shot a five metre man-eating crocodile in the Fitzroy River near Rockhampton in September last year. Any confidential information can be relayed to Cairns News and will be passed on to the concerned reader.
The accused shooter, Luke Stephen Orchard of Etna Creek, has carried out a commendable public service by killing such a menacing reptile. He was charged by police for taking a crocodile without a permit. Cairns News hopes the shooter does not have to pay any fine. Cairns News can also report the concerned reader has called on responsible citizens to sort out any members of the PETA crazies interfering with farm animals. The reader said he would look favourably at tanning the hides of PETA agitators and keeping them with the crocodile skins in his trophy room.