(RELEASE) – The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals that were caught on camera on private property. The subjects were contacted and told they were on private property in Morrow County.
After the photo was taken, at least 3 elk were illegally killed between September 16 and September 23 and much of the meat was left to waste. Troopers believe the two subjects in the photo were involved in the illegal taking of the elk and waste of the animals.
There is believed to be a third person with the two subjects who were camped in the area of Martin Prairie off of Forest Service Road 21 in the Heppner Unit.
If anyone has any information they are asked to contact the Oregon State Police Senior Trooper Michael Mayer at 541-561-7581 or use the below information to report wildlife violators on the TIP Line.