Investigators said the agent called other employees and encouraged them not to cooperate. Investigators also said the agent used intimidation to discourage his co-workers from speaking with investigators, telling one: "You know, if you don't side with me, grenades are going to go off and you'll get hit."
Then, on February 14 of this year the Chairman of the House Oversight Committee requested the OIG expand their investigation into Mr. Love to include charges of destruction of federal records, witness tampering and obstruction of a Congressional investigation.
All this, and yet agent Love is reportedly to be the star witness for the feds in the Nevada standoff case.
- There are a total of 21 packs, with a minimum of 50 wolves in New Mexico and 63 wolves in Arizona.
- The 2016 minimum population count includes 50 wildborn pups that survived through the end of the year compared to 23 pups surviving in 2015.
- Six wolf pups were cross-fostered in 2016. Three are known to be alive, one of which is radio collared.
This column originally appeared in the March editions of New Mexico Stockman and the Livestock Market Digest.