Crime, poaching, Tillamook County

OSP seeks public assistance in two Tillamook County poaching cases

Oregon State Police are seeking public assistance in two poaching cases in Tillamook County that both happened in the first half of November. It was not clear if the cases are considered connected.

Case # SP21321451

On November 15, an elk hunter notified OSP Fish & Wildlife that what appeared to be a poached deer was located off Ginger Creek Road at the end of a spur on Bureau of Land Management land near a common OHV staging area.

“The deer had been shot multiple times in the neck and torso. Only one backstrap was taken and the rest of the deer was dumped off the end of a spur road and left to waste,” OSP said in a press release.

OSP estimated that the deer was shot sometime between November 8 and 13.

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Case #SP21321584

On November 15, a dead cow elk was reported to OSP . . .

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