TSCRA Special Rangers and Jimmy Dickson and Larry Hand in East Texas report the theft of a tractor and possible attempted theft of cattle from a property near Athens in Henderson County. Some time between the evening of Aug. 1 and morning of Aug. 2 a thief or thieves took an open station 1997 New Holland tractor, model no. 7308, serial no. YL289419, with a bucket and box blade on the rear.
Around the same time of the tractor theft a fence was cut at the same property. Witnesses claimed to have seen a blue dually pickup truck towing a 20-foot gooseneck stock trailer backed up to load cattle from a cut in the fence. The suspects fled the scene before any cattle were stolen. Anyone with information on this case is urged to call Special Ranger Dickson at 903-586-8733 or Hand at 903-582-5252.
TSCRA Special Ranger Hal Dumas, Dist. 21 in near East Texas, reports 7 head of cattle missing in Limestone County since April 20. Missing are 4 cows, 2 are pairs, and a yearling heifer. The cows are branded with 2A on left side. If you have any information regarding this case, please call Special Ranger Dumas at 979-828-5832.