FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Feb. 12, 2016
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Donie, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Jimmy Dickson and local authorities are seeking information leading to the arrest or indictment of a suspect or suspects involved in the theft of cattle and equipment in Freestone County.
Dickson and the Freestone County Sheriff’s Department are currently investigating numerous cattle and equipment thefts that occurred over the past several months. According to Dickson, several of the crimes occurred in or near Donie, Texas. Cattle have been stolen from several individuals who had cattle held in pens. Dickson said a red OK Corral portable pen trailer is also missing.
Anyone with further information regarding this case should contact TSCRA’s Operation Cow Thief hotline at 888-830-2333 or call Jimmy Dickson at 903-586-8733. A cash reward may be paid to individuals who can provide useful information leading to the arrest and grand jury indictment of suspect(s). Individuals reporting information may choose to remain anonymous.
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.