OSP seeks public assistance in Harney County Poaching Case

Oregon State Police - 06/05/18 

The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful taking and wasting of a doe antelope in Harney County.
On the morning of April 23rd, 2018 the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division was notified of a deceased doe antelope off of Crane-Buchanan road on county road #9.  The deceased doe antelope was discovered by a local resident who noticed the antelope in a field as he was driving on county road #9.  An OSP Fish & Wildlife Trooper responded to the scene and discovered the doe antelope appeared to have been shot with a high powered rifle sometime early that morning. The doe antelope did not have any meat removed and was left to waste.
If you have any information regarding this incident please contact F&W Trooper Dean Trent through the Turn In Poachers (TIP) hotline at 1-800-452-7888 or 541-589-2547.

Report Wildlife and Habitat Law Violators
Poaching  wildlife and damaging habitats affects present and future generations of wildlife, impacts communities and the economy, and creates enforcement challenges.
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.
In addition rewards may be paid for information leading to the issuance of a citation to a person(s), or an arrest made of a person(s) who have illegally obtained Oregon hunting/angling license or tags. People who “work” the system and falsely apply for resident license or tags are not legally hunting or angling and are considered poachers.
Bighorn sheep, mountain goat, moose                                                                        $1,000
Elk, deer, antelope                                                                                                         $500
Bear, cougar, wolf                                                                                                           $300
Habitat destruction                                                                                                         $300
Illegally obtaining Oregon hunting or angling license or tags                                         $200
Game fish, shell fish                                                                                                       $100
Upland birds, waterfowl                                                                                                  $100
Furbearers                                                                                                                      $100