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Seeking Public Assistance

​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.

​The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is seeking the public's assistance to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful taking and wasting of mule deer buck in John Day.  

On August 8, 2021, the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division was notified of a deceased Mule Deer Buck within the city limits of John Day, in the vicinity of Canyon Creek and Canton Street, near Riverside Trailer Park.  Initial investigation revealed the buck had been shot with a firearm, on the night of August 7, or the early morning hours of August 8, 2021.    

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Fish and Wildlife Trooper Pat McCosker through the OSP TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP (677) or TIP E-mail: TIP@state.or.us ​



​The OSP Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for public assistance to identify the person(s) responsible for the suspected unlawful take of sturgeon in Multnomah County.

On July 15, 2021, the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife North Valley Team received a call about a suspicious circumstance involving a sturgeon along NE Marine Drive along the Columbia River in Portland. The Troopers received a photograph of a male and female standing along the shoulder of Marine Drive next to a large sturgeon. A Trooper responded immediately but the suspects and the sturgeon were gone. The Trooper spoke with several of the residents at nearby transient camps and showed them the photograph, but no one could positively ID the suspects. Troopers went back to the area several times and could not locate the suspects.

The Oregon State Police is requesting that any person with information about this incident contact the TIP line and reference case number SP21-198335. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may also contact the Oregon State Police through the Turn in Poachers line at: TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP (677) TIP E-Mail: TIP@state.or.us 

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The OSP Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for public assistance to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful take of two cow elk in Yamhill County.

On July 31, 2021, a Trooper from the McMinnville area command received information that two cow elk had been taken sometime during the week prior.  The elk were taken in the area of Bell Mountain Road approximately 1.5 miles from Gilbert Creek Road.  There were no hunting seasons in the area at the time of the take and one elk had what appeared to be a bullet wound.

The Oregon State Police is requesting that any person with information about this incident contact the TIP line and leave information for Senior Trooper Rod Thomas. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may also contact the Oregon State Police through the Turn in Poachers line at; TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP (677) TIP E-Mail: TIP@state.or.us

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