Oregon State Police requesting public’s assistance with waste of a cow elk- Columbia County (Photo)

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The Oregon State Police is seeking the public’s assistance regarding the waste of a cow elk in Columbia county near Vernonia.

The elk was located on the morning of Saturday, March 28, 2020 on Weyerhaeuser property off Clear Creek Road near Timber Road. The elk is believed to have been killed close to the time of discovery.

Workers reported seeing a dark colored pickup with a white canopy driving in the area around the time the wasted elk was discovered.  The pickup turned around and drove away when seen by workers.  

The Oregon State Police is requesting that any person with information about this wasted elk to contact the Oregon State Police at 1-800-452-0776 and leave information for Trooper Ben Turner or at one of the TIP contacts below.

TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP(677)

TIP E-Mail: [email protected] (Monitored M-F 8:00AM – 5:00PM)

 

The TIP program offers preference point rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation for the unlawful take/possession or waste of big game mammals.

Preference Point Rewards:

* 5 Points-Mountain Sheep

* 5 Points-Mountain Goat

* 5 Points-Moose

* 5 Points-Wolf

* 4 Points-Elk

* 4 Points-Deer

* 4 Points-Antelope

* 4 Points-Bear

* 4 Points-Cougar

The TIP program also offers cash rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation for the unlawful take/possession or waste of Mountain Sheep, Mountain Goat, Moose, Elk, Deer, Antelope, Bear, Cougar, Wolf, Upland Birds, Waterfowl, and Furbearers. Cash rewards can also be awarded for the unlawful take of Game Fish and Shellfish and for Habitat Destruction.

CASH REWARDS:
* $1,000 Mountain Sheep, Mountain Goat and Moose 
* $500 Elk, Deer and Antelope 
* $300 Bear, Cougar and Wolf 
* $300 Habitat Destruction 
* $100 Upland Birds and Waterfowl 
* $100 Furbearers

* $100 Game Fish and Shellfish 

How to Report a Wildlife and/or Habitat Law Violation or Suspicious Activity: 

TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP(677)

TIP E-Mail: [email protected] (Monitored M-F 8:00AM – 5:00PM)

 

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