Information sought on theft of cattle in New Braunfels area
Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Michael Barr and local law enforcement authorities are seeking information following a cattle theft in New Braunfels. Operation Cow Thief, an anti-theft initiative led by TSCRA, is offering a cash reward for information leading to the indictment or arrest of the person or persons responsible for the crime. Anyone with information about the identities of the suspects could also be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from the Comal County Crime Stoppers.
On May 16, an unknown suspect or suspects unlawfully entered a property at the corner of Rueckle Road and Morningside Drive. An unlocked gate allowed the perpetrator or perpetrators access to steal six head of cattle, estimated to be worth nearly $10,000.
The case is being investigated by TSCRA Special Rangers and the Comal County Sheriff’s Department. Anyone with information that could help identify the perpetrator should call TSCRA’s Operation Cow Thief hotline at (888) 830-2333 or Special Ranger Michael Barr at (830) 997-7585. Tips may also be made electronically through the Comal County Crime Stoppers Program at www.comalcrimestoppers.org.
All information is kept confidential and tips may be provided anonymously.