OSP Looking For Tips On Harney Co., Toledo Doe Poachings

THE FOLLOWING ARE PRESS RELEASES FROM THE OREGON STATE POLICE FISH AND WILDLIFE DIVISION

OSP SEEKS PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN HARNEY COUNTY POACHING CASE

The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful taking and wasting of a doe antelope in Harney County.

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On the morning of April 23rd, 2018 the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division was notified of a deceased doe antelope off of Crane-Buchanan road on county road #9. The deceased doe antelope was discovered by a local resident who noticed the antelope in a field as he was driving on county road #9. An OSP Fish & Wildlife Trooper responded to the scene and discovered the doe antelope appeared to have been shot with a high powered rifle sometime early that morning. The doe antelope did not have any meat removed and was left to waste.

If you have any information regarding this incident please contact F&W Trooper Dean Trent through the Turn In Poachers (TIP) hotline at 1-800-452-7888 or 541-589-2547

OSP IS SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING POACHED BLACKTAIL DOE DEER THAT WAS SHOT

On May 25, 2018, Newport Fish and Wildlife Troopers were called to an area outside of Toledo to investigate a poached deer.  Investigation has shown the deer was shot in the head with a small caliber rifle.  The remains of the deer were located on Sunnyridge Road near the 1000 line road.

A reward of up to $500 is offered for information leading to the issuance of a citation to a person(s), or and arrest made in this case.  The reward is comprised of $500 from the Oregon Hunting Association Turn-In-poachers (TIP) program.

The Oregon Hunters Association offers rewards to persons, through their T.I.P. fund, for information leading to the issuance of a citation to a person(s), or an arrest made of a person(s) for illegal possession, killing, or taking of bighorn sheep, mountain goat, moose, elk, deer, antelope, bear, cougar, wolf, furbearers and/or upland game birds and water fowl. T.I.P. rewards can also be paid for the illegal taking, netting, snagging, and/or dynamiting of game fish, and/or shell fish, and for the destruction of habitat.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact OSP Trooper Jason Adkins through the Turn in Poachers (TIP) hotline at 1-800-452-7888

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