TSCRA Special Ranger Scott Williamson and local law enforcement authorities are seeking information leading to the arrest or indictment of a suspect or suspects involved in multiple equipment thefts in or near Baylor and Knox Counties.
According to Williamson, between July 19 and July 25 a John Deere tractor, model 5103 with a front end loader (bucket not attached) was stolen from Portwood barns south of Megargel on the Baylor and Young County line. The VIN number on the tractor is PY51034002153.
Between July 25 and Aug. 3 the Orsak barn in Seymour was burglarized. A Miller wire welder, model 210 and serial number LF062810, was stolen, along with various other property including chop saw, drills, tools and chains. The property was loaded into a trailer believed to be a horse or stock trailer.
Anyone with information on these or other crimes in the Baylor and Knox County area should contact Williamson at 940-636-6203 or TSCRA’s Operation Cow Thief hotline at 888-830-2333. A $3,000 cash reward may be paid to individuals who can provide useful information leading to the arrest and indictment of suspect(s). Individuals reporting information may choose to remain anonymous.