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OSP Fish & Wildlife Officers Looking For Suspect Responsible For Killing Bald Eagle

OSP Fish and Wildlife Officers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating and apprehending the person or persons responsible for shooting and leaving an adult bald eagle.

Posted: Jan 3, 2019 8:03 AM

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. -- Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Officers are asking for the public’s assistance in locating and apprehending the person or persons responsible for shooting and leaving an adult bald eagle on November 16, 2018 in Douglas County, Oregon.

The investigation has revealed that the eagle was shot in the neck with a small caliber rifle from Lower Cow Creek Road approximately 2 miles south of Doe Creek Road. The suspect vehicle is described as a newer red or maroon compact four door truck likely a Nissan Frontier or similar model.

Those with information are asked to contact Sr. Trooper Stone directly at (541) 817-4472 or OSP dispatch at (541) 440-3333. Those with information can remain anonymous and a cash TIP or preference point reward will be offered for information leading to a citation or arrest in the case.

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