Florida Police Arrest 30 in Cockfighting Raid

Lakeland, Florida police arrested 30 people in a raid on a cockfighting site. Over 100 birds were also arrested. Five youths and 25 adults have been charged with felony animal fighting. About 40 more escaped into the woods. The birds were euthanized.

At the site, police found a portable arena, a betting board, a food stand, packs of blades, and 14 dead roosters.


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