Two Atoka Men Charged With Theft Of Over 150 Head Of Cattle

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 9:24 am
By: News On 6

Agents with the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture say two men have been arrested in connection with a theft of 153 head of cattle from a Atoka County rancher.

KXII, the CBS affiliate in Sherman, Texas reports Dylan Allen, 21, and Tyler Burton, 23, both of Atoka are each charged with three counts of larceny of domestic animals.

Special Agent Jason Smith says the two allegedly stole $100,000 worth of cattle from Allen's grandfather's ranch over the past three years.

Smith says the pair would then sell the cows at auctions in Atoka and Bryan counties and pocket the cash.