The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public’s help in locating the individual or individuals responsible for the poaching of a buck deer in the Hood management unit south of Hood River. It is believed the buck was shot with a high powered pellet gun rifle sometime between 6:00 p.m. on August 24 and 6:30 a.m. on August 25. The deer was located near 5940 Billings Rd just off of Dee Highway. No part of the deer was removed. The OSP Fish & Wildlife Division is urging anyone with information about this case to call the Oregon State Police Tip-line at 1-800-452-7888, *OSP, or email at TIP@osp.oregon.gov. Reference case number SP23-274719.