HOULTON — The state Warden Service is investigating three illegal moose kills in far northern Maine during the moose hunting season.

Officials say the three moose were shot and left on the ground in early November.

One moose was killed Nov. 3 on Sullivan Road in T16 R5 and authorities believe a male and female traveling in a red pickup truck were involved.

Another moose was killed Nov. 4 on Stockholm Road in Township T17 R3. The third moose was shot the same day off Madore Road in Hamlin.

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call Operation Game Thief at 1-800-ALERT-US (1-800-253-7887) or Inland Fisheries & Wildlife regional headquarters in Ashland at 207-435-3231 or Houlton Public Safety dispatch at 1-800-924-2261