Bull Elk Poaching Suspects Sought

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon State Police on the hunt for the person or people who illegally killed two bull elks. OSP’s Fish and Wildlife Division says the two elks were found floating in the Siletz River in Lincoln County on March 4. They say both animals had been shot and left to waste with … Continue reading »

More Legal Trouble for Ralston

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield City Councilor Dave Ralston now faces additional legal trouble – this time in Deschutes County. Ralston is being cited for poaching. Nine years ago, Ralston was fined $600 and had his hunting license suspended for taking a deer out of season and using someone else’s tag on the carcass. This June, … Continue reading »

OSP Searches for Poaching Suspects

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife is looking for the suspects who recently shot and killed a large black-tailed buck deer and left it to waste. Police say residents in south Eugene awoke on Nov. 15 to shots fired and saw the suspects spotlighting a deer. The buck was found dead in … Continue reading »

OHA Offers Reward in Elk Poaching Case

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspects involved in an elk poaching incident. Troopers say on Monday morning an elk was found shot and left for waste on Cavitt Creek Road near Sampson Butte. The Oregon Hunters Association Turn-in-Poacher Reward … Continue reading »

Poaching Suspect Rams Patrol Cars

LINN COUNTY, Ore. — Linn County sheriff’s deputies say a poaching investigation ended with the suspect ramming three patrol cars and a car owned by an innocent bystander. Deputies say they were asking Joseph Williams about a report that he tried to shoot a deer in the Sweet Home area. They got in an argument … Continue reading »