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OSP Fish & Wildlife Division Asking for Public's Help to Solve Illegal Elk Kill in Lane County
10/21/2011
Trooper Ed Imholt
Oregon State Police - Springfield
Fish & Wildlife Division
(541) 726-2536

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Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division troopers from the Springfield Area Command office are asking for the public's help to identify the person(s) responsible for the illegal killing of a bull elk in the Carpet Hill / Tire Mountain area northeast of Lookout Reservoir in Lane County. A reward of up to $500 is being offered by the Oregon Hunters Association Turn-in-Poacher (TIP) reward program for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case.
 
According to Trooper Ed Imholt, the bull was killed during sometime during the evening of October 4, 2011. The bull elk was shot and left to waste along the road.
 
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to call the Turn-in-Poacher tip line at 1-800-452-7888 or Trooper Imholt at (541) 868-5056.