WELLINGTON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — You don’t see this every day. Several cows have been stolen from a farm in Wellington, and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office is seeking everyone’s help in reuniting the cows with their owner. They could be in Boca. Or not. Here is the information released moments ago by PBSO:
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Agricultural Crimes Unit is investigating the theft of six head of cattle from the northeast corner of 50th Street South and 120th Avenue South, Wellington. A witness reports seeing a heavy duty white truck pulling a black trailer (solid trailer more for lawn equipment not cattle) inside the property just before the theft. The cattle are described as:
4 ½ year old Brangus cow, black and white with white on belly and a black circle around left eye – Valued $1,000, 4-5 month old Brangus bull red and white, with white belly, chest and head. 4 white socks valued $7,000.
5 year old Brangus cow, black and white brindle colored with a white face, nubs on head – Valued $1,000 and 10-12 month old Brangus bull – Red and white with white spot on withers (top of neck). Valued $7,000.
The suspects have been described as follow:
Suspect #1: B/M, 20 – 22 years old, 5’8”, clean shaven, medium build, 150 – 170 lbs., wearing blue jeans, no shirt, dark colored baseball cap, this subject had a very large, Rodeo style belt buckle.
Suspect #2: W/M, 18 – 20 years old, 5’11”, skinny, short light brown kinky hair with pimples on face. No clothing description.
Suspect vehicle: Unknown year (not new) Ford F150 extended cab (2 door with ½ back doors), black with peeling paint on hood (possibly the right side) Witness stated the truck has a Navy Seal license plate on the front. The truck was towing aluminum, completely enclosed, trailer with doors that open out – no ramp or gates.
** ADDITIONALLY ** Detectives from the Agricultural Crimes Unit are investigating the theft of four head of cattle from the NE corner of 70th Road North, Loxahatchee. This theft occurred between October 10, 2011and 24, 2011. NO SUSPECT INFORMATION.
If anyone knows anything about the theft of the cattle above or can identify the suspects described above is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.