OR: Man Arrested for Using Dead Woman's Name to Apply for Hunting Tags
September 16, 2010
Man Arrested for Using Dead Woman's Name to Apply for Hunting Tags
SANDY, Ore. -- Oregon State Police arrested a Sandy man for allegedly
using a dead woman's name to apply for hunting tags.
After a nearly two-year investigation, police arrested Leroy Arlow
Anderson, 68, last month for allegedly using the name of a friend's deceased
mother to unlawfully apply for tags in northeast Oregon.
In Nov. 2008, police say the woman's name was drawn for a ODFW rifle elk
tag for the Snake River Unit. However, she had died in 2006 at the age of
92. Her name was also listed as applying for deer and elk point savers
Troopers served a search warrant at Anderson's home in June 2009.
After collecting more evidence, a judge signed two felony warrants for
Anderson was indicted on two felony counts of identity theft and two
misdemeanor counts of false application for a hunting license.
Anderson's arraignment is scheduled for Sept. 20.
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