DOUGLAS COUNTY, OR - Oregon State Police is reporting that OSP Fish & Wildlife Troopers are investigating an unlawfully killed deer off Interstate 5.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that the animal was killed adjacent to the freeway near the crest of Roberts Mountain on the east side of the roadway on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at about 5:00 P.M. The animal was retrieved by a male subject associated with the vehicle in the photograph. The vehicle of interest is a newer model burgundy or maroon GMC Sierra or similar model 4-door truck with black rims and a black step bar. The truck left the area northbound on Interstate 5 at about 5:15 P.M.
The Oregon State Police is requesting public assistance with information about this poaching case. Any person with information related to this incident is encouraged to call the OSP TIP (Turn-In-Poachers) Reward line at 1-800-452-7888 or by cell at *OSP (*677) or send an email tip to . Reference case #SP21307330
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