Elk NetworkOregon State Police Seek Elk Poacher

General | October 29, 2018

Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife troopers are asking for your help in locating and apprehending the person(s) responsible for shooting a 5-point bull elk on the evening of Friday, October 19 or the morning of Saturday, October 20, 2018.

Preliminary investigation revealed someone shot the animal and left it to waste in a clear-cut five miles west of Cougar Creek Road and approximately eight miles southwest of Tyee and the Umpqua River.

Two vehicles of interest are a late 1980’s or 1990’s model, red Ford Ranger two-door truck occupied by a male and a female approximately 20-30 years of age; and a white full-size, 4-door truck occupied by two adult males approximately 40-50 years of age. Anyone with information about these or any other vehicles or individuals seen in the area on or about the timeframe listed is asked to call with information.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to call 541-817-4472 or 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP (677).

(Photo source: Oregon State Police)