Stolen tractor recovered during estray livestock investigation
On Monday afternoon, August 3rd, the Navarro County Sheriff's Office was conducting an estray livestock investigation on Hwy 14 near Richland in reference to multiple head of cattle running loose in the area.
During the course of the investigation and while trying to locate a property owner for the cattle, the vin number of a Kubota tractor at the suspected location was checked.
The Kubota MX 5200 tractor was reported stolen to the Anderson County Sheriffs Office in 2019 and as a result of this investigation, the stolen tractor, loader, shredder and grappler were all recovered.
The possible livestock owners name and phone number were also retrieved.
All information on the stolen equipment will be passed on the the Anderson County Sheriff's Office for further investigation.
Sheriff Elmer Tanner