Reward offered in case of stolen cattle in Panhandle
TSCRA Special Ranger Ben Eggleston and local authorities are seeking information regarding the theft of 62 head of cattle from a feed yard west of Stratford in far north Texas Panhandle. Sometime between the months of October and December 2016 an unidentified suspect or suspects made entry into the Cold Water Cattle Feeders facilities outside of Stratford and removed 62 head of cattle. The stolen cattle are steers and heifers weighing from 325 pounds to 775 pounds.
Operation Cow Thief, an anti-theft initiative led by TSCRA, along with the Sherman County Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for the crime. The case is being investigated by the Sherman County Sheriff’s Department with the assistance of TSCRA’s Special Rangers. Anyone with further information leading to the recovery of the items or the arrest of a suspect or suspects should call TSCRA’s Operation Cow Thief hotline at 888-830-2333 or Special Ranger Ben Eggleston at 806-852-4741. All information is kept confidential and tips may be provided anonymously.