OR: Man used dead woman's ID to apply for hunting tags
September 16, 2010
Police: Man used dead woman's ID to apply for hunting tags
SANDY, Ore. - Police arrested a 68-year-old man on charges he used the
name of a friend's dead 92-year-old mother to apply for deer and elk hunting
The nearly 2-year-long investigation got indictments from the grand jury
for Leroy Arlow Anderson, 68, of Sandy, Ore., on two felony counts of
identity theft and two misdemeanor counts of false application for a hunting
The investigation started in November 2008 after OSP Senior Trooper Kreg
Collins discovered a dead person's name was drawn for a rifle elk tag in the
Snake River Unit in northeastern Oregon.
Coggins learned the woman, who died in November 2006, was also list in
the licensing system as applying for deer and elk tags in 2007.
Coggins and OSP Fish & Wildlife troopers from the Portland Area Command
office served a search warrant in June 2009 at Anderson's Sandy-area
Information and evidence collected during the investigation resulted in a
Clackamas County Circuit Court judge signing two felony warrants for
Anderson's arrest on the felony identity theft charges.
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