Report: Nine men arrested in NC cockfighting bust

Posted at 8:39 AM, Jun 26, 2012

Here is an excerpt from a story posted to in Greensboro, North Carolina: 

STATESVILLE, N.C. — Officials said nine men were arrested and 29 roosters were seized after a large cockfighting bust Sunday afternoon in Statesville.

WSOC reported that several people tried running away when officers arrived at the home on Cove Gap Road. Officers said knives were attached to the animals’ legs so they could fight till the death.

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