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 assistance with identifying the person(s) responsible for the unlawful taking of a buck deer in the White River Unit.
On Saturday, May 1, 2021, a citizen reported finding a fresh deer carcass near Bonney Crossing just off US Forest Service road 2710 within the Mt. Hood National Forest near the town of Wamic.
Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Troopers responded and found a freshly killed deer.
The large mature buck had been shot and left to waste. Based on the condition of the carcass Troopers believe that the buck was killed on or about April 30 or May 1, 2021.