OSP FISH & WILDLIFE DIVISION SEEKING PUBLIC'S ASSISTANCE IN GEESE AND DUCK POACHING INCIDENTS

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JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OR (January 10, 2022) - The Oregon State Police is reporting that on Thursday, January 6, 2022, Grants Pass Parks & Recreation contacted the Oregon State Police to report that a deceased goose had been located in a suitcase at Riverside Park in Grants Pass.

Previous incidents have occurred at Riverside Park and Baker Park involving both geese and ducks shot and disposed of in a garbage bag.

All of the birds were left to waste. 

OSP is seeking anyone with information regarding this case to call the Oregon State Police Tip-line at 1-800-452-7888, *OSP (*677), or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Reference case #SP22004647.

Report Wildlife and Habitat Law Violators

TIP Hotline: 1-800-452-7888 or *OSP (677)

TIP E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Oregon Hunters Association TIP reward offers preference points or 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, Furbearers, Game Fish and Shellfish. Cash rewards can also be awarded for turning in people who destroy habitat, illegally obtain licenses/tags, and for the unlawful lending/borrowing of big game tags.

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

CASH REWARDS:

  • $1,000 Bighorn Sheep, Rocky Mountain Goat and Moose
  • $500 Elk, Deer and Antelope
  • $300 Bear, Cougar and Wolf
  • $300 Habitat Destruction
  • $200 Illegally Obtaining License/Tag(s)
  • $200 Unlawful Lend/Borrow Big Game Tags(s)
  • $100 Upland Birds and Waterfowl
  • $100 Furbearers $100 Game Fish and Shellfish 

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