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Deer Poaching Investigation in Siletz Area
10/15/2008
Sergeant Todd Thompson
OSP Fish and Wildlife Division - Newport
Office: (541) 265-5354 ext. 224

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Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect(s) involved with the illegal killing and waste of a deer found Tuesday in the Siletz area.
 
On October 14, 2008 OSP Senior Trooper Mark Hathaway responded to Mill Park boat launch in Siletz to investigate a report of a dead doe deer. The OSP Fish & Wildlife trooper discovered a partially salvaged blacktail doe deer in the parking lot where it appears the deer was shot the day before and dumped at that location. Three quarters were missing but a substantial amount of usable meat was left on the carcass.
 
Anyone with information is urged to call the Oregon State Police Turn in Poacher (TIP) line at 1-800-452-7888.