AUBURNDALE, Fla. (AP) _ Authorities went high tech to catch some central Florida cattle rustlers.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd says red-light cameras helped detectives track down two men accused of stealing more than a dozen cows from an Auburndale pasture.
The cows were taken from 77-year-old Ed Davis’ farm in December.
The Ledger of Lakeland (http://bit.ly/xaEUp9 ) reports 37-year-old Andres Trujillo and 29-year-old Yoinel DeVera-Guiterrez were arrested this week.
They face charges of grand theft of livestock and dealing in stolen property.
Red-light camera footage shows a truck registered to Trujillo running a light the day of the thefts. It matched the description of a vehicle used in other cattle thefts.
Detectives found footage of the pair selling cattle in an auction that day.
Jail records did not list an attorney for the men.