Reward increased after bull elk illegally killed in Sam’s Valley

Jackson Co., Ore — The reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect, accused of illegally killing a bull elk, has been increased by $500. The reward is now $1,000.

Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Troopers were made aware of the possible shooting on January 27th. They were called to the location near Agate road and¬†Highway 234 in Sam’s Valley, after a witness noticed the elk with what appeared to be a bullet wound. A short time after the Troopers arrived, the elk died.

The witness told police they saw a newer, white, full size truck stopped in the road near where the bull was found.

Anyone with any information can call the TIP hotline at 1-800-452-7888, or Oregon State Police Dispatch at 541-776-6111.


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