TSCRA Special Ranger Bart Perrier, Dist 4 in northwest Oklahoma, reports the recent theft of a John Deere tractor in Okmulgee County and 10 head of Limousin cattle and calves from a pasture in Osage County.
TSCRA Special Ranger Kenny Wadsworth is seeking information following two West Texas thefts. The thefts are believed to be unrelated and involve a tractor taken from a property in Crane County near the Ward County line on Nov. 23, 2017; and 21 black branded cow-calf pairs and one bull missing from the Tall City Ranch southeast of Midland.
TSCRA Special Ranger Robin Clark, Dist. 28 in South Texas, reports 2 black bull yearlings missing from a property in Kinney County. The bulls were last seen on Oct. 30 and have a 7 brand on the left hip. If you have any information regarding these bulls, please call Special Ranger Clark at 830-278-5778.
TSCRA Special Ranger John Cummings, Dist. 5, reports the theft of a JD tractor and feed box from a property in Bryan County. Sometime after Oct. 12 a thief or thieves cut fences and entered an unlocked barn to steal a green and yellow 2012 John Deere 5075E open station tractor, serial no 1PY5075ELCB007072, with attached John Deere 533 loader/bucket, serial no. 1P00553XCCX02959; and a white Bar-6 brand 1600-pound capacity PTO-driven feed box with a Central City Scales head unit and a custom 3-point carrier. Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to call Special Ranger Cummings at 918-342-0888.
TSCRA Special Ranger Toney Hurley, Dist. 12 in northeast Texas reports the Oct. 17 theft of a saddle from a store in Reno. The saddle has a 14-inch seat and is a Shiloh Saddlery Kim Thomas barrel racer made by Cecil Phillips. If you have any information on this case please contact Special Ranger Toney Hurley, 903-945-3236.
TSCRA Special Ranger Brett Wellden, Dist. 3 in Central Oklahoma, reports 15 head of calves missing from a property southeast of Rush Springs in Grady County. Last seen on Oct. 27, the 15 head of black unbranded calves have green ear tags in the left ear and weigh 500 to 550 pounds, each. If you have any information regarding this case please contact Special Ranger Wellden at 405-586-9145.
TSCRA Special Ranger Bart Perrier, Dist. 4 in northeastern Oklahoma, reports 61 heifers missing from a pasture east of Lenapah in Nowata County since Oct. 12. The bred heifers weigh approximately 1000 pounds, each, are black or black with white faces, have a 6 brand on left shoulder and yellow 4-digit ear tag in their left ear. Most are English bred but some will have Brahman influence. Anyone with information is urged to call Special Ranger Perrier at 918- 847-3231., or the Operation Cow Thief tip hotline at 888-830-2333. TSCRA offers a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and/or grand jury indictment of individuals for theft of livestock or related property. Anonymity is guaranteed.
TSCRA Special Ranger Marvin Wills, Dist. 15 in Central Texas, reports the theft of a flatbed gooseneck trailer from a property near Axtel in McClennan County some time between Oct. 14 and 16. Missing is a black 24-foot Landmax gooseneck flatbed trailer with dual axles but single wheels, license plate DWC – Z21, VIN 5L8GF242841001442. The trailer jacks have been modified and there is a TSCRA sticker on the gooseneck. If you have any information regarding this theft please call Special Ranger Wills at 254-865-2571.
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Billy Tate Shoaf, 35, and Ashely Nicole Mitchell, 24, both of Gatesville, were arrested last month as suspects in connection to a string of burglaries and thefts in Bell, Bosque and Coryell Counties. TSCRA Special Ranger Marvin Wills led the investigation that included the Bosque and Coryell county sheriff’s departments. Shoaf faces nine counts of burglary and theft with additional charges expected. Mitchell faces drug charges and multiple counts of burglary. A search turned up numerous items that are suspected stolen, including ATVs. Local law enforcement would like to hear from anyone that experienced unresolved thefts in that area in the last few months, especially from rural properties and hunting camps.