3 Cow Elk Killed And Wasted Near Hermiston

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE OREGON STATE POLICE FISH AND WILDLIFE DIVISION

The¬†Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful take and waste of multiple cow elk in Umatilla County.¬†

On Jan. 6, 2024, Fish and Wildlife troopers received a report of three dead cow elk located on private property in the Columbia Basin Unit near Cold Springs Reservoir and Kosmos Road. The three elk had been shot the night before. All three cows were left to waste. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Oregon State Police Dispatch at 1-800-452-7888, *OSP (*677), or email at TIP@osp.oregon.gov. Please reference case number is SP24006650.