PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — State game officials say two mule deer recently were killed illegally near Prescott.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department says the bucks were killed the week of Oct. 16.

One buck was shot in the neck and found at a cattle water tank in the Prescott Valley community of Stoneridge. The second, smaller buck had been wrapped in a trash bag and left along Iron King Road in Dewey.

The department is asking anyone with information to call its hotline. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered for information leading to an arrest.