Cattle Theft In Bedford County

Cattle taken in the theft… Photo from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department

Cattle taken in the theft… Photo from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department

Recently investigators with the Bedford County Sheriff’s office arrested three people in connection with cattle theft in Bedford County. A Bedford County dairy farmer reported three incidents of cattle theft at his farm in January and February. Detective John Sweeney of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and Detective Shane Taylor of the Moore County Sheriff’s Office were able to locate and recover the stolen calves in Moore County. The value of the calves is approximately $1,800. The individuals charged in the theft are Jamie Vaughn of Moore County, Floyd Vaughn of Moore County, and Billy Batten of Moore County. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Moore County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Agricultural Crime Unit in assisting in the investigation.