The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help for information regarding the unlawful take of a buck deer north of Sisters. A 4x4 buck deer was found shot with a rifle and left to waste near the intersection of Camp Polk Road and Wilt Road.

Investigators believe the deer was shot sometime around September 5, during the buck deer archery season.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact OSP Trooper Aaron Roth at 503-583-5199 or through the Turn in Poachers (TIP) hotline at 1-800-452-7888 or OSP (mobile).

The TIP program offers preference point rewards for information leading to an arrest or issuance of a citation for the unlawful take/possession or waste of big game mammals. The Oregon Hunters Association TIP reward fund also offers 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.