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Beef price stoking rustlers’ return

Beef price stoking rustlers’ return

BRIAN PORTER

Burleson Star

It was the original, unpardonable crime of the Old West.

What used to get a person’s neck stretched on the Chisholm Trail will still today result in a felony and some serious jail time. Yet, cattle theft is on the rise across Texas and Oklahoma – by some accounts up by as much as 40 percent from 10,000 stolen head in 2012.

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