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Cow killed in Rapides Parish, authorities search for person responsible

Posted at 2:19 PM, Jan 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-02 15:19:18-05

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Brand Commission and the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office need help to find the person or persons responsible for the death of a cow in Rapides Parish.

Brand Commission inspectors say the crime occurred around 5:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. Inspectors report the heifer was killed and butchered in a pasture located along Highway 454 in Pineville.

The value of the heifer is said to be $1,200.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call Livestock Crime Stoppers at 1-800-558-9741 or the Rapides Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-443-7867.

All calls are anonymous and you could earn up to a $1,000 cash reward for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the crime.