Authorities Searching For Saddles Stolen Possibly In Dalhart Area

A man accused of stealing 60-t6housand dollars worth of saddles and tack is believed to be in the Dalhart area.

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Association are looking foe 52 year-old Kevin Bradley Cook of Electra had until May 12 to turn himself into authorities but instead he fled.

It all began in 2017, when $60,000 worth of saddles and tack were stolen from a trailer in Wilbarger County.

Through a long investigation, officials were able to locate some of the stolen property in East Texas and track it back to a pawn shop in Mesquite.

Cook, is  described as a “career criminal” and was identified as the suspect and a probable cause was found.

He is believed to be either in the Lawton, or Dalhart areas.

He is described as 5′9″, 180 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.

Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is offering a reward up to $1,000 for a tip that that leads to his arrest.

If you have any information on Kevin Bradley Cook’s location, call (940) 475-0295 or call the Operation Cow Thief tip line at (817) 916-1775.