For Immediate Release: Nov. 3, 2016
Contact: Laramie Adams – Cell: 512-922-7328
Taiton, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Tommy Charbula and local authorities are seeking information regarding the theft of five white Brahman cows and 5 calves from a rancher in the Taiton area of Wharton County.
The victim is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of the stolen cattle and the apprehension and conviction of a suspect or suspects involved in the theft.
Anyone with further information leading to the recovery of the stolen cattle or the arrest of a suspect or suspects should contact TSCRA’s Operation Cow Thief hotline at 888-830-2333 or call TSCRA Special Ranger Tommy Charbula at 361-235-1088.
TSCRA does not determine the eligibility of the possible recipients of this reward. The offered reward and payment of the reward is the sole responsibility of the victim. TSCRA will not be held liable in any manner for the actions or inactions of the parties offering the reward referenced.
TSCRA has 30 special rangers stationed strategically throughout Texas and Oklahoma who have in-depth knowledge of the cattle industry and are trained in all facets of law enforcement. All are commissioned as Special Rangers by the Texas Department of Public Safety and/or the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.
TSCRA is a 139-year-old trade association and is the largest and oldest livestock organization based in Texas. TSCRA has more than 17,000 beef cattle operations, ranching families and businesses as members. These members represent approximately 50,000 individuals directly involved in ranching and beef production who manage 4 million head of cattle on 76 million acres of range and pasture land primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, but throughout the Southwest.