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Over $1000 In Hog Drugs Reported Stolen From Rural Orange City Confinement

Orange City, Iowa — Over a thousand dollars in drugs meant for hogs were reported stolen from a hog confinement near Orange City last week.hogs pigs behind hog wire -- from ISU extension

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that they investigated the case on Tuesday, June 3rd. They report the confinement in question is about five miles northeast of Orange City.

Authorities report that they discovered that the perpetrator or perpetrators likely forced entry to an office area. They say the alleged crime likely occurred sometime between Thursday, May 29, at 2:00 PM, and Friday, May 30, at 8:00 AM.

Taken was a blue plastic tote containing animal antibiotics “Denagard”, “Baytril”, “Lincosol”, and “Aureo” (Aureomyicin). The value of the medications is estimated at $1,500. Also taken were two “Hot Shot” brand electric prods, and two pairs of work boots.

If you have any information on this crime or if you saw suspicious people or activity in the area, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office asks that you contact them. If you wish to remain anonymous you can use the Text-a-Tip program. Directions can be found at

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