Law enforcement seeks help with poaching case of spike elk in Lincoln County

The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is seeking the public’s assistance to identify who is responsible for the unlawful taking and wasting of spike elk in the Logsden area in Lincoln County.

On Aug. 16, the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division was notified of a deceased spike elk that had been shot with a firearm, gutted and left to waste. The initial investigation determined the animal had been shot sometime between Aug. 12 and Aug. 15. The carcass was located on Fall Creek Road, northeast of the intersection of Fall Creek Road and Big Rock Creek Road, in a clear-cut area.

This area is heavily traveled and other hunters are believed to have been in the area during this timeframe.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the OSP TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP (677) or TIP e-Mail: [email protected]. Reference case No. SP21233495 in any communication.

The Oregon Hunters Association TIP reward offers preference points or cash rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation.


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