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Locating Person(s) Responsible for Shooting a Bull Elk

Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Troopers are asking for the publicís assistance in locating

and apprehending the person(s) responsible for shooting a bull elk on the evening of Friday,

November 16, 2018 in Jackson County.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the elk was shot and partially cut up off of South Fork

Little Butte Creek Road about 2 miles from Lake Creek.

A vehicle of interest is a dark colored SUV that was observed in the area around 9:15pm on that

evening after rifle shots were heard. Anyone with information about this or any other vehicles or

individuals seen in the area on or about the timeframe listed is asked to call with information.

If you have any information on this case, please call or text Crime Stoppers of Southern Oregon

at 1-800-850-0580 and refer to case number KTVL 12-4-18.

Depending on the case and information given, Rogue Credit Union will pay up to $1,000 in

reward money for information leading to an arrest and filing of charges.

In addition to the Crime Stoppers reward, the TIP program offers the following incentives for


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-Bighorn Sheep

* 5 Points-Rocky Mountain Goat

* 5 Points-Moose

* 5 Points-Wolf

* 4 Points-Elk

* 4 Points-Deer

* 4 Points-Antelope

* 4 Points-Bear

* 4 Points-Cougar

Or 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 Bighorn Sheep, Rocky 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.


* $1,000 Bighorn Sheep, Rocky 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

Additional Department Information

Police Department Contacts

219 S. Ivy
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: (541) 774-2250
Fax: (541) 774-2570

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