On May 25, 2018, Newport Fish and Wildlife Troopers were called to an area outside of Toledo to investigate a poached deer. Investigation has shown the deer was shot in the head with a small caliber rifle. The remains of the deer were located on Sunnyridge Road near the 1000 line road.
A reward of up to $500 is offered for information leading to the issuance of a citation to a person(s), or and arrest made in this case. The reward is comprised of $500 from the Oregon Hunting Association Turn-In-poachers (TIP) program.
The Oregon Hunters Association offers rewards to persons, through their T.I.P. fund, for information leading to the issuance of a citation to a person(s), or an arrest made of a person(s) for illegal possession, killing, or taking of bighorn sheep, mountain goat, moose, elk, deer, antelope, bear, cougar, wolf, furbearers and/or upland game birds and water fowl. T.I.P. rewards can also be paid for the illegal taking, netting, snagging, and/or dynamiting of game fish, and/or shell fish, and for the destruction of habitat.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact OSP Trooper Jason Adkins through the Turn in Poachers (TIP) hotline at 1-800-452-7888
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