Two juveniles and one Nathalie man face multiple charges in connection with the shooting and killing of several cows in December.

Authorities with the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said 18-year-old Donald Jay Giegerich II of Nathalie faces a felony charge of maliciously shooting, stabbing or wounding cattle with intent to maim, disfigure or kill such livestock, a misdemeanor charge of reckless handling of a firearm and a misdemeanor charge of discharging a weapon in or across a highway.

One of the juveniles faces two felony charges of discharging a weapon while in a vehicle, two felony charges of maliciously shooting, stabbing or wounding cattle with intent to maim, disfigure or kill such livestock, two misdemeanor charges of reckless handling of a firearm and two misdemeanor charges of discharging a weapon in or across the highway.

The other juvenile faces a felony charge of discharging a weapon while in a vehicle, a felony charge of maliciously shooting, stabbing or wounding cattle with intent to maim, disfigure or kill such livestock, a misdemeanor charge of reckless handling of a firearm and a misdemeanor charge of discharging a weapon in or across the highway.

Chief Animal Warden Todd Moser said these incidents took place between Dec. 22 and Dec. 28 in the areas of Abbott Hill Road, TN Snow Road, Newbill School Road and River Road.

Authorities with the Halifax County Animal Control and Halifax County Sheriff Office have been working together on this case for several weeks, said Moser.

Officer L. Midkiff of animal control served the warrants for these three individuals who are waiting trial dates.