Authorities Seek Poacher for Killing Deer in Jackson County
The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division in Central Point is seeking the public's assistance in locating the persons responsible for the illegal killing of a buck deer recently in the East Evans Creek or Sams Valley area off Antioch Road in Jackson County.
Sergeant Kirk Meyer is investigating the discovery of deer parts, including a deer head with the skull cap and antlers cut off, by an area resident on Antioch Road near milepost 10 on July 2, 2014. Evidence at the scene indicates that the buck deer was recently killed elsewhere and butchered. The deer head, legs and other parts of the carcass were dumped there.
A reward is being offered through the Turn in Poachers Program, administered through the Oregon Hunters Association, for any information that leads to an arrest in this case. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Sergeant Meyer at (541) 618-7944, or the Turn in Poachers (TIP) hotline at 1-800-452-7888. Information may be kept anonymous.