The following article is from the Associated Press:
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Two Harlem-area men who authorities say engaged in illegal cattle branding have been charged with felonies.
Thomas Edward Green has been charged with illegal branding or altering a brand and felony theft.
Timothy E. Kulbeck has been charged with illegal branding or altering a brand.
Blaine County Deputy County Attorney Valerie Ovitt tells the Great Falls Tribune (http://bit.ly/mQNUYf) that the two men run their cattle herds together.
Ovitt says the charges were filed after a local brand inspector did an inspection.
Illegal branding or altering a brand carries potential penalties of 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000.
The two men are scheduled to appear in Blaine County District Court on Monday.
Information from: Great Falls Tribune, http://www.greatfallstribune.com
Source: Associated Press
Posted by Haylie Shipp