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OSP Fish & Wildlife Division Investigating 6 Pt. Bull Elk Poaching near Astoria
10/26/2008
Trooper Tim Schwartz
OSP Fish & Wildlife Division - Astoria
Office: (503) 325-5515 ext. 34

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Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help to identify the suspect(s) involved with unlawfully killing and wasting a large six point bull elk found near Astoria.
 
According to OSP Trooper Tim Schwartz, on October 25, 2008 information was received of a large six point bull elk shot and left to waste near Astoria. Contact with the land owner helped locate the elk near his residence approximately 1/4 mile north of Stavebolt Road and 1/8 mile east of Logan Road.
 
Trooper Schwartz said it appears the bull elk was shot one time and partially field dressed either on Thursday, October 23rd or Friday, October 24th.
 
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Trooper Schwartz at (503) 325-5515 ext. 24.