TSCRA Special Ranger Max Hartmannm, District 26 in Central Texas,  has reported the theft of 4 black cattle from a Mason county property. Hartmann reports that between Dec. 1 and 25, 3 black steers and 1 black heifer, all in the 600 pound range and hot branded with a half-circle over O on the left hip, were taken from a property with a locked gate. It's unknown if the lock was compromised or if the individual or individuals had the combination.

If you have information regarding this theft, please contact Special Ranger Hartmann at 830-669-2429.

TSCRA's Operation Cow Thief Tip Hotline is always open and callers may remain anonymous.