Oregon Busts Poaching Ring
Oregon State Police troopers made a major wildlife bust this week rounding up and indicting 9 men and women accused of hundreds of wildlife violations. Koin Local 6 has a write up on the long list of violations and staggering amount of confiscated mounts and related poaching paraphernalia.
The lead investigator, OSP Trooper Marc Boyd, alleged that the group is responsible for the "illegal harvest of approximately 300 deer in the McKenzie wildlife management unit over the last five years." In addition to deer, elk, antelope and bear were unlawfully taken, according to an OSP release.