BLANCHARD, Okla. — Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Bart Perrier is seeking information in connection to the recent theft of an ATV, skid loader and numerous other tools from a Blanchard area property.
Operation Cow Thief, an anti-theft initiative led by TSCRA is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the recovery of the items or arrest of the person or persons responsible for the crime.
Investigators say the items were stolen from the property near Blanchard, Jan. 13, 2019. The two most significant items stolen were a red 2018 Case Scout side-by-side all-terrain vehicle, serial No. YDXCE5078, and a 2004 New Holland LS 170 skid loader, serial No. 156232. The ATV was outfitted with an aftermarket LED light bar, and the skid loader had a BDS brush grapple attached.
Other notable items stolen were numerous DeWalt hand tools, a cutting torch, oxygen tank, welding hood, air compressor and other assorted items.
TSCRA Special Ranger Perrier is leading the investigation. Anyone with information that could help identify the perpetrator or perpetrators is asked to call TSCRA’s Operation Cow Thief hotline at (888) 830-2333 or Special Ranger Perrier at (918) 847-3231.
All information is kept confidential, and tips may be provided anonymously.