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Teenager Accused of Killing Calf

September 28, 2018

Baton Rouge, La. (September 28, 2018) – 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 Department gathered evidence and charged a 14 year old with criminal damage to property. The teenager was also charged at the local jurisdiction with aggravated cruelty to animals.

LDAF Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said, “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.”

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