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Cotton bales appear sliced open in San Patricio County

Posted at 9:08 PM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 22:54:00-04

SAN PATRICIO, Texas — San Patricio County Officials are looking for information regarding some vandalism.

The dissected cotton bales were discovered Monday morning.

According to a Facebook post from San Patricio County Sheriff Oscar Rivera, some local Farmers woke up and saw that their cotton bales had been sliced open, causing cotton to spill out.

“IN THE LAND OF COTTON,” Rivera posted.

Police have asked for the public's help in identifying the possible vandals who committed this crime. Any helpful information should be reported to the Sherriff's office at 361-364-9600 or to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-245-8477.