OSP: Reward offered for tip on illegal elk kill

OSP: Reward offered for tip on illegal elk kill

NEAR CAMAS VALLEY, Ore. -- Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife troopers from the Roseburg Area Command are asking for the public's help to identify the suspect(s) involved in Sunday's unlawful shooting and waste of an calf elk southwest of Camas Valley.

On Sunday at about 10:00 a.m., a calf elk was shot and left to waste near the Twelvemile Drainage in the Powers Unit southwest of Camas Valley.

Authorities say the calf may have been shot by occupants of a vehicle described as a white Chevrolet extra cab pickup with a black tool box in the back. It was displaying an unknown license plate in a "Clint Newell" GM dealership license plate frame.

The occupants were described as a white male driver in mid-30s, a white male passenger in mid-60s, and a juvenile male under age 10.

A reward of up to $500 is offered through the Turn-In-Poachers (TIP) program for information related to this investigation.

Anyone with information regarding these cases is asked to call the TIP line at 1-800-452-7888 or contact Senior Trooper Jason Stone at (541) 440-3406.