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Man accused of stealing, selling calves without permission

5 months 1 week 4 days ago Friday, February 08 2019 Feb 8, 2019 February 08, 2019 11:48 AM February 08, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

EAST BATON ROUGE - A man has been arrested after he allegedly stole two calves from a Central resident.

According to a release from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, Travis Ledee was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of theft of livestock. Authorities say the livestock commission received a complaint that the calves had been stolen. The animals are worth approximately $1,000.

Following an investigation, it was determined that Ledee removed the calves and sold them at a local livestock market without the owner's knowledge or authorization.

If convicted, Ledee could face a fine and/or jail time.

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