Investigators have raided a property in the Riverina as part of a year-long investigation into alleged livestock theft.
In July last year, the Rural Crime Prevention Team started looking into reports of cattle theft at Holbrook.
Officers found a further five landholders suspected of being victims over seven years through the selling of livestock by individuals that were not the rightful owners of the cattle.
The sales total approximately $30,000.
On May 4, a combined force of investigators from across the state executed a search warrant on a rural property in Holbrook.
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There, they seized 14 firearms, a large amount of ammunition and documents and other items.
Rural crime investigators conducted a full muster of the property, allegedly identifying livestock that belonged to neighbouring properties and biosecurity breaches.
A 76-year-old man from Holbrook has been charged with 38 offences including stealing cattle, dishonestly causing disadvantage by deception, firearms and biosecurity offences.
Investigators have also charged a 38-year-old man from Holbrook with 21 offences in relation to stealing cattle, dishonestly cause disadvantage by deception and firearm offences.
Superintendent Paul Smith, the Murray River Police District commander, stated that local police are committed to tackling rural crime and supporting local farmers.
"Our district has a significant rural industry, and it is the backbone of many of our local communities," he said.
"Our police are committed to supporting our farmers, and this investigation highlights our commitment to tackling rural crime head-on."
Both of the men charged are to appear at the Holbrook Local Court on October 7.