Dog Fighting

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FBI Busts ‘Large-Scale’ Drug Ring Operating Out Of Abandoned Homes In Detroit

Six of 24 people indicted are also accused of dog fighting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2015

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Investigators Suspect Dog Fighting In Case Of Pit Bulls Dumped In Washtenaw County

The Humane Society of Huron Valley is asking for tips in the cases of several injured dogs found dumped in Washtenaw County of the past few days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

Dead Dogs Found Dumped In Flint Street

Workers involved in blight elimination efforts in Flint found 12 dead dogs dumped in the middle of a street in trash bags.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

A dead dog is placed along a Detroit roadway, still in its house. (Credit: Detroit Animal Welfare Group/Facebook)

Dozens Of Dead Dogs Exposed By Melting Snow At Sprawling Detroit Park

“This is just a small tip of the iceberg. Right now, since the snow is melting, I’m sure we’re going to find quite a few more bodies in the park.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2014

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Pit Bulls, Guns, Cash Variety Of Drugs Seized In Downriver Bust

A three-month undercover investigation by a special law enforcement task force shuts down a major drug operation in the Downriver area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Possible Widespread Dog-Fighting Ring Investigated In Pontiac

Assistant Prosecutor Paul Walton says 18 dogs have been confiscated from six Pontiac homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2012

Police Bust Dog Fighting Ring In Pontiac, Seize 18 Dogs

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department has cracked down on a dog fighting operation in Pontiac.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2012

New Law Strengthens Anti-Animal Fighting Penalties

Bills that strengthen penalties for organized animal fighting have been signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

House Takes Up Anti-Animal Fighting Legislation

The goal is to stem the rise of animal fighting rings and dog fighting, particularly in the Detroit area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012

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Detroit Rapper Young Calicoe Charged In Dog, Rooster Fighting Operation

A Detroit rap artist who shot a video that showed off his alleged dog fighting operation is now facing criminal charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012