Bullard, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Jimmy Dickson and authorities with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information on the theft of a skid steer worth approximately $45,000 from Kiepersol Enterprises located in Bullard, Texas.
According to Dickson, the theft occurred between April 1, 2016 and April 4, 2016. The unknown suspect(s) stole a yellow and black 2004 model Case 95XT skid steer loader with dual hydraulic clamps on the front bucket. The serial number on this equipment is JAF0386335. The skid steer is a 4-wheel-drive and had approximately 34 hours on the hour gauge at the time of the theft.
Dickson said the machine was located on a construction site on the property of Kiepersol Enterprises, located south of CR 3801 in Bullard, Texas. The machine was loaded on a trailer and stolen from this location.
Anyone with further information regarding this theft case should contact TSCRA’s Operation Cow Thief hotline at 888-830-2333 or call Dickson at 903-721-2155. A 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.
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.