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Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons, Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR#  2013-23925

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6:30 AM, March 19, 2013


Stray Horse

Location of Incident: County 5th Street & Avenue 17E

On Wednesday, March 13th around 1715 hours, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted in reference to a loose horse in the area of County 5th Street and Avenue 17E in Dome Valley. Deputies assigned to the area located the horse on County 5th Street near the Gila River. Deputies, as well as a Sheriff’s Posse member, made attempts at locating the horse’s owner, which were unsuccessful. The horse is described as a Palomino Paint gelding, around 15 years of age. The Sheriff’s Office is currently caring for the horse while attempts to locate the owner are made. If unsuccessful, the horse will be turned over to the custody of the State Livestock Officer.

Anyone with information about this horse is asked to contact Deputy Scott Bjornstad at 928-783-4427 or 928-342-1477.

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