KERMAN, Fresno County (AP) — More than 100 roosters have been recovered after police broke up a cockfighting ring in Central California.
KFSN-TV reports the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office arrived recently at a Kerman barn during a fight that was attended by close to 100 people.READ MORE: Splash Brothers Curry, Thompson Lead Warriors Past Pistons, 102-86
Inside was a pool-sized arena, countless cages and betting receipts from some of the people who attended the show. There were also 25 dead birds, 10 that were injured and a total of 114 that were still alive.READ MORE: Friends, Loved Ones Remember Michelle Go, Killed In NY Subway Attack At San Francisco Chinatown Vigil
People scattered when police arrived. Police arrested one man on suspicion of felony cruelty to animals and two misdemeanors for having birds for the use of fighting.
Since the raid, the Central California SPCA has been treating the injured animals.MORE NEWS: 2 Pedestrians Killed, 2 Hurt In Crash In San Jose
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