Rooster Fighting Bust in Merced County
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Authorities in Merced County have shut down a cock-fighting operation. Authorities were tipped off about an illegal fight planned for Saturday in the town of Stevinson.
A detective stopped a truck on its way to the event and seized four fighting roosters. When he arrived at the location he found 10 more birds, along with several dead roosters. All of the birds that were seized were handed over to Merced County Animal Control.
One person was arrested for staging the fight. He was cited and released.
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