May 28, 2014 – COLLEGE
STATION, Texas – An on-going timber theft investigation resulted in the arrest
and indictment of one man in Harrison County.
A&M Forest Service law enforcement investigators along with Harrison County
officials arrested Thomas Earl Haggerty, of Marshall on warrants issued by the
county’s district clerk.
who was previously investigated while operating under the company Zepco
Logging, was indicted by the Harrison County grand jury in relation to three
separate timber theft cases.
the evidence presented to the jury by the Harrison County District Attorney
Coke Solomon, this indictment was also the result of several tips to the TFS
Timber Theft Hotline that alleged Mr. Haggerty had conducted deceptive and
fictitious business practices,” said TFS Chief of Law Enforcement Les Rogers.
continues to work closely with officials to investigate other cases potentially
is a crime that potentially affects everyone. Timber owners incur monetary loss
and the removal of natural resources without reforestation methods to ensure
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