Pima County deputies make multiple arrests in animal cruelty investigation
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - Pima County Sheriff’s deputies say they found evidence of cockfighting during an animal cruelty investigation.
PCSD says deputies responded to the 9800 block of South Cactus Apple Lane for a report of cockfighting Saturday, May 27.
PCSD says after finding evidence of cockfighting, detectives responded and served a search warrant on the property.
Deputies made multiple arrests on charges of cockfighting, possession of a fighting rooster, narcotics possession, driving under the influence, outstanding warrants, and intentional animal cruelty.
PCSD says more than 150 animals including roosters, hens, chicks, dogs and a tortoise were recovered.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call 911 or 88CRIME.
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