Authorities in northwest Oregon are searching for the those responsible for poaching of three cow elk.
According to KPTV-TV, someone illegally killed the animals on Willamina Creek Road in Yamhill County.
Investigating troopers with the Oregon State Police say the perpetrators shot the elk on privately-owned timberland and used ATVs to pull them to the side of the road. They also received information and found the hides left behind west of Carlton.
If you have any information, call the TIP line at 1-800-452-7888.
(Photo source: Chris Rowley)