Text Size:   A+ A- A   •   Text Only
Find     
Site Image
News
OSP Asking For Public's Help in Central Oregon Deer Poaching Case
01/11/2012
Sergeant David Pond
Oregon State Police - Bend
Fish & Wildlife Division
(541) 388-6213 ext. 2240

Photograph link valid 30 days - Source: Oregon State Police
http://www.flashalertnewswire.net/images/news/2012-01/1002/50646/011112.metolius.deer.JPG
 
Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help to identify the person(s) responsible for illegally killing a 4-point buck found shot Wednesday and left to waste in central Oregon. A reward of up to $250 is offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case.
 
On January 11, 2012, OSP Sergeant David Pond was patrolling between Green Ridge and Lake Billy Chinook on US Forest Service Road 1170 in the Metolius Unit when he found a 4-point buck shot dead and left to waste about sixty yards from the road. The buck appears to have been killed between Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. The weapon used may be similar to a high caliber rifle.
 
Pond is asking for the public’s help for any information regarding vehicles observed in the area, even if no license plate information was obtained, or if they know of persons who may have been out in that area with a rifle.
 
Anyone with information is asked to call Sergeant Pond at (541) 388-6213 ext. 2240, or the OSP Turn-In-Poacher (TIP) line at 800-452-7888.