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The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for help identifying two individuals who may have been involved in poaching elk between Sept. 16-23 in Morrow County.
The suspects were initially caught on camera on private property. After the photo was taken, at least three elk were illegally killed and much of the meat left to waste. Troopers believe the two subjects were involved in the crime.
A third person may also have been with the subjects, who were camped near Martin Prairie off Forest Service Road 21 in the Heppner Unit.
Anyone with information is asked to contact OSP Senior Trooper Michael Mayer at 541-561-7581, or to call the Turn-In-Poachers hotline at 1-800-452-7888. Rewards may be offered through TIP for information leading to an arrest and conviction.