40 arrested in West Texas cockfighting ring linked to alleged cocaine distributor
from Houston Chronicle
Sheriff's deputies arrested 40 people in a major bust of an alleged Texas cockfighting ring they say was run by a major cocaine distributor in the area. The bust was made during a raid shortly before noon Jan. 23 on a home south of Midland, according to the
There, officers recovered 30 live roosters, several dead birds, 46 ounces of cocaine, guns and about $32,000. Also found were rooster cages, as well as sharpened razor blades, or "gaffs," that are tied to roosters' feet to make their fights more brutal.
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