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Four years later California farmer reunited with his tractor

· August 13, 2018

A Kern County, California farmer finally got his Kubota M9000 tractor back last week after it had been stolen more than four years ago. Last week detectives with the Tulare County Regional Auto Theft Task Force (T-RATT) were called to a property in the 15300 block of Ave 248 in Tulare for a stolen vehicle […]

Seven cows missing from NY farm, including $30k show cow

· August 1, 2018

New York authorities are investigating a report of seven stolen cows, including a $30,000 show cow named “Roxy,” from a farm in the Town of Argyle. According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to Sweet Road on Sunday where a farmer, who leases the property and farm area to house […]

NJ peach farmer looking for thieves who stripped his trees bare

· July 9, 2018

A New Jersey peach farmer is asking for the public’s help after finding thieves had stripped his trees bare last week and made off with over $1,000 in produce. On Tuesday, Tom Holthauzer walked over to his 144-acre orchard in Mullica Hill to discover every tree was bare. Some peaches were not even ripe yet. […]

Texas man arrested on theft charges in $5.8M cattle fraud case

· June 28, 2018

A Wichita Falls, Texas man has been arrested on theft charges in a case that encompasses more than 10 counties in Texas and Oklahoma, 8,000 head of cattle, and outstanding loans of more than $5.8 million. The arrest is the result of an investigation led by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger […]

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Texas feedyard manager pleads guilty in cattle theft case

· June 19, 2018

A feedyard manager for a 35,000 head custom cattle feeding operation in Muleshoe, Texas has entered a guilty plea following charges of Theft of Livestock in Bailey County. The charges and conviction are the result of an investigation led by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Dean Bohannon. The investigation was launched […]

TSCRA Special Rangers: Estray livestock are not up for grabs

· June 14, 2018

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Rangers have confirmed the April indictment and arrest of a Turkey, Texas, man on the charge of theft of livestock that had allegedly gone estray. The indictment and arrest are the result of an investigation led by TSCRA Special Ranger Dean Bohannon. An investigation was launched in […]

Two indicted after cattle antibiotics stolen from feedyard

· June 13, 2018

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Rangers have identified a duo after cattle antibiotics were stolen from a Texas feedyard. John Russell Baird, 44, of Amarillo, and Israel Tapia, 41, of Muleshoe have been indicted on felony theft charges. The indictments are the result of an investigation led by TSCRA Special Ranger […]

Damage costs hit $200K after tractors stolen and taken on joyride

· June 12, 2018

Big equipment costs big bucks, and now Ronnie Simmons Farm in Arkansas is in the hole $200,000 after two people are accused of stealing two of the farm’s tractors and damaged them while joyriding. Local TV station KAIT8 reported that Derrick Whittaker, 21, and a 13-year-old took a John Deere tractor — and ultimately got it […]

Texas cattle hauler accused of stealing the cargo

· June 8, 2018

A Texas cattle hauler has been arrested after authorities determined he didn’t deliver his load, but instead sold the 39 head under his own name. Walter Max Madsen, 43, of Amarillo, has been indicted on charges of theft of livestock, a third-degree felony. His indictment and arrest are the result of an investigation by Texas […]

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