Ronald Shepard Jr. arrested for stealing cattle in Ash Flat. (Photo: KAIT/Sharp County Jail)
ASH FLAT, Ark. (KAIT) - A Florida man is accused of a crime more familiar to the old Wild West: cattle rustling.
KAIT reports the Sharp County Sheriff's Office say Ronald Ryan Shepard Jr. wrote hot checks to get millions out of ranchers and school programs in Texas, Florida, Kentucky and Missouri. He pulled this scheme in Arkansas a year ago.
Shepard was found in Mexico and extradited back to the U.S. Both he and his accomplice Jeremy Pierce are behind bars.