Tag: Cockfighting

37 People with 50 Cocks Busted in West Texas

Thirty-seven people and one juvenile were arrested for possessing illegal drugs, firearms, cash, stolen property, and 50 cockfighting roosters in west Texas. Of those arrested, some are suspected of being illegal aliens.

AP

Chickens Saved From Alleged Cockfighting Ring Could Be Euthanized

Close to 200 chickens, hens and roosters that were allegedly being raised and trained for the “barbaric sport of cockfighting” were rescued by San Diego County Animal Services recently, near the U.S.-Mexico border. But they are unlikely to escape the clutches of death: the birds will likely be euthanized unless their owners step forward.

Large Cockfighting Operation Busted Near Texas Border

Authorities raided a large cockfighting facility near the Texas border where hundreds of roosters fought to the death while onlookers would cheer and gamble. Deputies with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office received information about a major cockfighting ring at a ranch near the border city of Mission and about an upcoming fighting event that was set to take place, information provided to Breitbart Texas by the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office revealed.