Pushmataha County Man Arrested In Farm Equipment TheftFri, 24 Feb 2012 14:11:39 CST
A Pushmataha County man was schedule to appear on an arraignment in Marshall County court Thursday after being arrested on Feb. 10 by the Choctaw County Sheriff's Office for burglary and larceny of farm equipment.
Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Austin Green and Deputy David Barnes of the Marshall County Sheriff's Office led the investigation.
George Holder, 45, of Antlers, Okla., was arrested on felony charges of burglary in the second degree and larceny of farm equipment. If convicted, Holder could face up to 20 years in prison.
Holder was booked into the Marshall County jail in Madill and was released on a $100,000 bond. This has been an ongoing investigation since May of 2011.
TSCRA applauded the investigators and agencies involved in the case including Deputy Barnes of the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, the Choctaw County Sheriff's Office and Terry Gregg of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture.
TSCRA has 30 special rangers stationed strategically throughout Texas and Oklahoma who have in-depth knowledge of the cattle industry and are trained in all facets of law enforcement. All are commissioned as Special Rangers by the Texas Department of Public Safety and/or the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.
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