April 7, 2014 – COLLEGE
STATION, Texas – An on-going timber theft investigation resulted in the arrest
of one man in Bowie County.
Forest Service law enforcement investigators arrested Christopher Clay
Sprayberry, of Texarkana on nine felony warrants issued by Upshur County.
investigation involving TFS law enforcement and the Upshur County District
Attorney Billy Byrd’s office began nine months ago after various reports and
allegations were made against Sprayberry while employed at Ark-La-Tex Logging
and Forestry in Texarkana, Ark.
“We have been working closely
with Mr. Byrd and his staff in Upshur County on the reported allegations made
against Ark-La-Tex Logging and Forestry representatives and this arrest is a
direct result of those on-going investigations,” said TFS Chief of Law Enforcement
“By all accounts, this is
another example of someone taking advantage of our citizens. I applaud the
efforts of the Forest Service for their tireless work and dedication to see
this man brought to justice,” said Upshur County District Attorney B...more >>
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