TSCRA Special Ranger Bart Perrier, Dist. 4 in central Oklahoma, reports 2 heifers missing from a pasture near Wanette in Pottawatomie County some time after July 10. The heifers are crossbred black, yellow or white, and branded with a 4S brand on the left hip. They also have white or yellow ear tags. Anyone with information regarding these animals are urged to call Special Ranger Perrier at 918-847-3231.
SCRA Special Ranger Marvin Wills, Dist. 15 in Central Texas, reports the theft of a riding lawn mower and utility trailer, as well as a white flatbed truck in two separate incidents in Falls County. Read more….
TSCRA Special Ranger John Cummings, Dist. 5 in northeast Oklahoma, reports a bull stolen from a property near Vinita in Craig County. The 1500-to-1600-pound black bull has short horns, hair on the end of a bobbed tail, a U over U brand on the left ribs, a backward J brand on the left hip and a yellow tag in the right ear. He was last seen on June 18. If you have any information regarding this case please call Special Ranger Cummings at 918-342-0888.
The Cleburne-Times Review talks to TSCRA Special Ranger Wayne Goodman and Johnson County Sheriff Bob Alford about cattle theft and the methods law enforcement authorities and ranchers can use to prevent it. Read more at the Cleburne Times-Review…
TSCRA Special Ranger Larry Hand, Dist. 13 in East Texas, reports the killing and mutilation of a 3-day-old calf at a property near Lindale in Smith County on the evening of June 25 or early morning of June 26. Anyone with information on similar incidents in Smith or Wood counties, as well as this case, are urged to call Special Ranger Hand at 903-592-5252.
TSCRA Special Ranger Brent Mast, Dist. 22 in southeast Texas, reports the theft of 8 black calves from a pasture just outside of Madisonville in Madison County. The calves are a mix of heifers and steers, weigh 400 to 500 pounds, each, and are not marked or branded. If you have any information regarding these calves, please call Special Ranger Mast at 936-851-0122.
Last week TSCRA Law Enforcement reported a trailer load of Brangus-type heifers found on the side of I-12 by the Louisiana Brand Commission that were thought to be stolen. We are happy to report that the owners of both trailer and cattle have been found. While this case resulted in the cattle and trailer being returned, TSCRA Special Rangers would like to remind folks that stolen cattle and ranch equipment can end up far from home. Click or tap here for theft prevention tips that can help you prevent theft and help return property if it is stolen…
TSCRA Special Ranger John Cummings, Dist. 5 in northeastern Oklahoma, reports 22 head of Holstein steers stolen from a pasture near Big Cabin in Rogers County. The 22 steers, which weighed from 800 to 1000 pounds, each, had multi-colored numbered ear tags and were last seen on June 1. If you have any information regarding these cattle, please call Special Ranger Cummings at 918-342-0888.
The Louisiana Brand Commission is in possession of 18 head of fancy black Brangus-type heifers weighing between 650 to 750 pounds, each, and a gray cattle trailer with a white canvas top. The cattle and trailer were abandoned along I-12 between Baton Rouge and New Orleans on June 20. The only identifiers on the heifers are red numbered Z tags. The trailer they were abandoned in is a gray 24- foot 1997 Circle W with a white canvas top . If you have any information on these cattle or trailer please contact Inv. E.B. Thompson with the Louisiana Dept. of Agriculture at 985-517-2772 or Larry Gray, executive director of TSCRA Law Enforcement at 1-800 242-7820.
TSCRA Special Ranger Robin Clark and the Medina County Sheriff’s Department are seeking information leading to the arrest or indictment of a suspect or suspects involved in the theft of 2 Kawasaki ATVs from a ranch in Medina and Uvalde Counties.