Reward offered for Oregon livestock shootings

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A $3,500 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction for killing livestock in Grant County in eastern Oregon.

The Capital Press reports that Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer is seeking information about the shooting of two cattle in the Malheur National Forest east of Keeney Camp.

One cow belonging to Keith Elliott of John Day was found dead in mid-July. A second cow, owned by John and Nancy McElligott of Lone Rock, was found dead on the Long Creek Allotment about August 15.

Several sheep owned by Richard and Beverly Courchesne of Long Creek were also found dead.

The sheriff asks anyone with information to call 541-575-1131.

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Information from: Capital Press, http://www.capitalpress.com/


 

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