Man accused of stealing, selling calves without permission
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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