OSP seeks assistance on killing of bald eagle in Douglas County

January 3, 2019

Oregon State 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 Nov. 16, in Douglas County.

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 Jason 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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