OSP Asking For Public’s Help In Investigation Of Deer Poaching

The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for help from the public in solving a deer poaching case. A reward of up to $250 is offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case.

OSP is investigating the unlawful shooting of a large Columbian White-tailed buck deer found in the 7400 block of Scotts Valley Road about two miles north of Elkhead Road east of Yoncalla. The deer, which was shot with a high-caliber rifle and left to waste, is believed to have been killed Friday, December 20th, or Saturday, December 21st. There are no suspects at this time.

The Oregon Hunters Association is offering a reward of $250 through the Turn-In-Poachers program for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) involved in this case. Anyone with information related to this case is urged to call 541-440-3334, or the Turn-In-Poachers TIP line at 1-800-452-7888.

This entry was posted on Thursday, December 26th, 2013 and is filed under Local News, State News.