For Immediate Release: Sept. 15, 2011
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Special Rangers with the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) are looking for a man on the run charged with stealing cattle from auction barns and individuals in Erath, Gillespie, Rains and Johnson counties worth an estimated $165,000.
Warrants have been issued for Trenton Dale Saulters, a 26-year-old while male from Waco, Texas. Saulters has brown hair, brown eyes, stands approximately 5-feet 11-inches tall and weighs 215 pounds. Saulters is currently out on bond for two prior livestock theft charges.
Anyone with information on Saulters should call TSCRA’s Operation Cow Thief hotline at 1-888-830-2333, Special Ranger H.D. Brittain at 817-599-5088 or Special Ranger Marvin Wills at 254-865-2571.
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.
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is a 134-year-old trade organization. As the largest and oldest livestock association in Texas, TSCRA represents more than 15,000 beef cattle producers, ranching families and businesses who manage approximately 4 million head of cattle on 79.5 million acres of range and pasture land, primarily in Texas and Oklahoma. TSCRA provides law enforcement and livestock inspection services, legislative and regulatory advocacy, industry news and information, insurance services and educational opportunities for its members and the industry.