The Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help locating the person(s) responsible for the unlawful killing and waste of a cow elk in Lincoln County.
On Sunday, December 15, 2019, a Newport OSP Fish and Wildlife Trooper discovered a deceased cow elk. The deceased cow elk was located off of Gopher Creek road near the junction of Forest Service road 31. The area is also accessible from 1000 Line Road.
The cow elk was killed within the past two weeks and left to waste with no meat removed from the carcass.
OSP is asking anyone who was in the area or anyone who may have information on the suspect(s) to call the TIP line at 1-800-452-7888 or dial *OSP and refer information to Trooper Andrew Butler or by email TIP@state.or.us.