Cow shot, partially butchered
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
Sep 02, 2014 | 1056 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Investigators are working to determine events that led to the death and dismemberment of a cow in the White Oak Valley Road area.

According to the report made by Deputy Matthew Parris of the Bradley County Sheriffs Office, a cow belonging to Marvin Hickman had been shot and its hindquarters removed.

On the scene, Parris found evidence of a blood trail leading from the cow to several rifle cartridges, which were recovered. The value of the cow was placed at $1,800.

- Detective Michael Hughes responded to an Alecia Lane residence after being notified of an aggravated burglary during which firearms were taken.

Lauren Dunn said she returned home and discovered pry marks on her door.

According to a report filed by deputy Dustin McCall, Dunn said electronics and guns had been taken from her home.

A Smith and Wesson .357, a Browning BAR rifle, a Knight .50- caliber muzzle-loader and Sony Blu-ray player were missing.

Hughes responded to the scene to collect evidence.

The missing property was valued at $1,900.

Investigation is continuing.

- Deputy Dustin McCall responded to a call on Ladd Springs Road made by Jerry Falls.

Falls reported a residence he owned had been burglarized.

Upon entry, Falls discovered that several toolboxes had been stolen, along with clothing, power tools, and electronics.

The value of the items was assessed at $3,000. Detective Rob Wilson was notified of the burglary.