Crime, Hunting, Tillamook State Forest

Oregon State Police asks for public help after two elk killed, left to waste in Tillamook State Forest

Photo from the scene courtesy OSP

TILLAMOOK COUNTY - A bull elk and a cow elk were shot and left to waste in the Tillamook State Forest., and the Oregon State Police are asking for the public's assistance to locate the person — or persons — responsible for the unlawful killing and waste of the animals.

According to a press release from the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division, OSP Fish and Wildlife Troopers were dispatched Wednesday, December 4 to reports of a deceased bull elk. The 4x5 bull elk was located about 3 miles up Kansas Creek Road in the Hembre Ridge Area.

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