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James Earl Holliday

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A man is in custody in connection with nearly 200 beef cows being stolen from a farm in Alamance County.

James Earl Holliday, of Snow Camp, was placed under arrest today by the State Bureau of Investigation and charged with embezzlement.

The SBI has been investigating the disappearance of 189 Black Angus cattle stolen from K-Farms on Crawford Road in Graham sometime between March and mid-April.

The stolen cattle are valued at $371,700.

Holliday is currently in the Alamance County Jail under a $50,000 bond.

The SBI is asking anyone who has recently purchased Black Angus cows from Holliday to contact the SBI Northern Piedmont District Office at (336) 256-1362.