The calf has been returned to Wild Georgia Safari Park in Aline and a suspect is in jail! We'll have more details as they become available!

The Candler County Sheriff’s Office has an active investigation into a livestock theft that occurred on Monday September 21, 2020 at the Wild Georgia Safari Park in Aline, GA.

An individual took a small calf (baby cow) from the park, loaded it into a vehicle and drove away. The vehicle is believed to be a dark in color Dodge Journey, bearing a “G” license plate on the front.

"We are currently seeking the identification of the individuals depicted in the attached photographs," said Sheriff's Captain Justin Wells. "We are also seeking any potential witnesses that were at the park yesterday between 12:30 pm and 2 pm. If anyone has any information on this incident, please give us a call. Our crime tip line number is 912-685-8649. Tips can also be emailed to"

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