Officials have reported an increase in criminal livestock shootings across the nation this year which often results in a felony charge when suspects are arrested.
A northern Utah man faces criminal charges after 46 cows he was hired to take care of died of starvation, and numerous others were seriously injured or impaired.
A federal civil rights lawsuit was filed against San Juan County, Utah, and a local rancher by an environmental rights activist who alleges she was illegally detained and falsely accused in 2017.
An environmental activist charged with trespassing and wanton destruction of livestock in Utah pled “no contest” to Class A and Class B misdemeanor charges of “trespassing on State Trust Lands."
A Colorado man accused of trying to kill a Utah rancher's cattle is scheduled to go to trial next week.