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Teenager accused of killing calf

Posted at 10:26 AM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-28 11:26:05-04

A Jefferson Davis Parish teenager is accused of shooting and killing a calf in the Iowa community.

Following an anonymous tip, investigators with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Livestock Brand Commission and the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office gathered evidence and charged a 14 year old with criminal damage to property, according to Veronica Mosgrove, LDAF Press Secretary. The teenager was also charged at the local jurisdiction with aggravated cruelty to animals.

“I urge anyone with information regarding crimes involving livestock and farm-related crimes to contact their local law enforcement officers and/or the LDAF Livestock Crimestoppers Hotline,” said LDAF Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M,

The LDAF Livestock Crimestoppers number is 800-558-9741.