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Four people of interest identified in illegal taking of elk in Benton County

The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division sought the public’s help to identify four suspects Wednesday.

Posted: Oct 4, 2018 12:31 PM
Updated: Oct 4, 2018 1:15 PM

BENTON COUNTY, Ore. -- Four people of interest have been identified in the illegal taking of an elk in Benton County in September, Oregon State Police said.

The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division sought the public’s help to identify four suspects Wednesday, saying trail camera photographs showed four hunters trespassing near Ferguson Road south of Monroe on Sept. 1. OSP said they were packing a spike bull elk.

RELATED: Officials seek four suspects in illegal taking of elk in Benton County

OSP thanked the public for their assistance and said the investigation is ongoing.

OSP did not release the names of the four people of interest they have identified.

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