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Reward Offered: OSP F&W Division Asking for Public's Help in Northern Douglas County Deer Poaching Investigation

December 24, 2013

Sergeant Lynn Withers
Oregon State Police - Roseburg
Fish & Wildlife Division
(541) 440-3334

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Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help in solving a deer poaching case in northern Douglas County. A reward of up to $250 is offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case.

OSP Fish & Wildlife Senior Trooper Jason Stone is investigating the unlawful shooting of a large Columbian White-tailed buck deer found in the 7400 block of Scotts Valley Road about two miles north of Elkhead Road east of Yoncalla. The deer, which was shot with a high-caliber rifle and left to waste, is believed to have been killed Friday, December 20, or Saturday, December 21. There are no suspects at this time.

Oregon Hunters Association is offering a reward of $250 through the Turn-In-Poachers program for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) involved in this case. Anyone with information related to this case is urged to call Senior Trooper Stone at (541) 440-3334, or the Turn-In-Poachers TIP line at 1-800-452-7888.

Information about the Turn-In-Poachers program is available on our website at:


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