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OSP fish and wildlife troopers arrest Benton County man for wildlife crimes

In early March of this year, Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish and Wildlife troopers executed a search warrant in Benton County near the city of Adair, resulting in the seizure of multiple deer and elk antlers, a shoulder mount of a bighorn sheep and a compound bow.
The investigation started when OSP received information that two bull elk were killed on the same day, by the same individual, during the 2016 Archery Season. As a result of the search warrant, a 32-year-old Benton County man was charged with 11 counts of unlawful possession of buck deer antlers, three . . .