FORT WORTH– Authorities with the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) and the Comanche County Sheriff’s Office are seeking new information leading to the arrest and/ or indictment of any person or persons involved in the possible theft of eight registered Charolais cows.

The cows were allegedly stolen from Robert Collier, a rancher in Comanche County. TSCRA is offering a reward through its Operation Cow Thief Program.

According to TSCRA Special Ranger H.D. Brittain, the cattle went missing between Sept. 1, 2012, and May 3, 2013. Brittain says that the cattle are branded on the left hip, tattooed, and valued at $12,000.

If you have information regarding this theft, please contact TSCRA’s Operation Cow Thief hotline at (888) 830-2333 or H.D. Brittain at  (325) 853-2062.

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.