Alleged cattle thief tries to squeeze seven calves in Dodge
Alleged cattle thief tries to squeeze seven calves in Dodge Neon
(6/01/06 - OGDENSBURG, NY) - A man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing seven calves from a Canton farmer, sheriff's deputies said.
Victor R. Gardner, 22, is accused of squeezing seven of the young cattle into the back seat and trunk of a 2000 Dodge Neon. He is charged with third-degree burglary and third-degree grand larceny.
Gardner had the help of an accomplice when he allegedly drove the calves to a barn in DeKalb, St. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies said.
Two of the calves were sold, the rest are missing and presumed dead.
Gardner, who has a history of burglaries, is being held in St. Lawrence County jail without bail.