Reward offered in prized cow shooting


Anderson Area Crimestoppers is offering a reward of $1,000 for information that will help lead to an arrest of any individual(s) responsible for the killing of a prized Watusi Cow on a farm located in Belton. The cow was shot in the abdomen and left to die on Christmas Eve. The cow’s breed is native to Africa and had horns that spanned 7 feet from tip to tip.

The incident occurred on Christmas Eve at Cherokee Farms located on West Road just outside of Belton City Limits. The reward is being offered in conjunction with a donation made to Crimestoppers. Crimestoppers ask that anyone with information in this incident to call 1-888-CRIMESC (274-6372) or online at