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The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help in identifying suspect (s) involved in the killing of a cow elk in the SW Santiam unit on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

There is an authorized cow elk hunt occurring at this time, but the elk was killed on private property and a large amount of meat was left to waste. The front shoulders and neck meat were not taken.

The cow elk was shot on private property off of Larwood Drive near Scio, OR.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Oregon State Police Dispatch at 1-800-442-0776, *OSP(677) , or the Turn in Poachers (TIP) hotline at 1-800-452-7888 and leave information for Senior Trooper Jim Andrews.

Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish and Wildlife Troopers are asking for assistance from the public in locating and apprehending the person(s) responsible for shooting a red-tailed hawk in Jackson County.

On January 16, 2019, a Central Point Fish and Wildlife Trooper discovered a red-tailed hawk in Central Point acting strangely.  After investigating, the trooper discovered it to be injured.  Further investigation revealed that the hawk was shot

The Hawk was captured and transported to Wildlife Images where it succumbed to its injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Oregon State Police Dispatch at 541-776-6111.  Reference OSP Case Number SP19-018083.

No photographs available for release.

The Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the person(s) responsible for shooting and leaving three cow elk in Tillamook County.

On January 12, 2019, OSP Fish and Wildlife Troopers from the Tillamook and Newport offices responded to the scene. The investigation revealed three cow Elk were shot and killed with a high caliber rifle and were left to waste in a clear-cut approximately 2.5 miles from Highway 6 on Fox Creek Road. Troopers were able to gather evidence from the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Oregon State Police Dispatch at 503-842-4433.  Reference OSP Case Number SP19-013862.

​​The Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful take and waste of a 5-point bull elk in Lincoln County.

On January 8, 2019, OSP Fish and Wildlife Troopers were notified by a land owner of a dead bull elk found left to waste near Hidden Valley Road, in Toledo.

Investigation revealed the elk had been shot and killed by a high powered rifle.

The public is urged to call Oregon State Police Trooper Jason Adkins through the Turn In Poachers (TIP) hotline at 1-800-452-7888 or 541-961-8859, or by email to TIP@state.or.us.  Reference OSP Case Number SP19-022825.  No photographs currently available for release.

​Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Troopers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating and apprehending the person(s) responsible for shooting/wasting a black tail deer around Friday, August 30, 2019. The deer was located in the Willow Point Campground at Howard Prairie Reservoir.

Preliminary investigation revealed that on or around Thursday, August 29, 2019, a deer was shot and left to waste in the Willow Point Campground at Howard Prairie Reservoir.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact OSP Dispatch at *OSP (*677) from a mobile phone or through the Turn in Poachers (TIP) hotline at 1-800-452-7888. Reference OSP Case Number SP19-310567.

​The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help in locating the person(s) responsible for the unlawful killing and waste of a 4X5 bull elk and a cow elk in Tillamook County.

On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, Tillamook OSP Fish and Wildlife Troopers were dispatched to a report of a deceased bull elk. The deceased bull elk was located approximately 3 miles up Kansas Creek Road in an area known as Hembre Ridge. 

The bull elk was killed using a rifle and left to waste with no meat removed.  Further investigation led to the discovery of a deceased cow elk nearby.  Neither elk was salvageable, and it appeared both elk had been shot within the past few days.

OSP is asking anyone who was in the area or anyone who may have information on the person(s) responsible to call the TIP line at 1-800-452-7888, or *OSP (677) and refer information to Trooper Charles Reeder.  Information can also be sent by email to TIP@state.or.us.

 
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