$1K reward for information on tree-cutting criminal

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. - Someone is cutting down trees and leaving them across roads on public land southeast of town.

The Bureau of Land Management is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or people responsible.

The timber has been near London Road, in both Lane and Douglas counies.

“Over 21 locations within a large area have been located where trees have been cut and left, usually blocking roadways,” said Special Agent Chip Mican with the BLM Office of Law Enforcement and Security. “The majority of the timber has been cut at these locations over the past nine months, and we are interested in any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible.”

If you have information about the case, you can call Mican at (541) 464-3344.