A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to nearly two dozen counts of felony and misdemeanor animal fighting charges in connection with a fire that killed 13 pit bulls earlier this year.
A man and woman were arrested and charged in Queens this week, after 20 malnourished and scarred pit bulls were found in a dog fighting investigation.
Police say they discovered a dog-fighting ring at a Paterson, N.J. while they carried out a drug raid at the residence.
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Anthony Reddick is facing 18 counts of felony and misdemeanor animal-fighting charges after 13 dead pit bulls were found in a one-car garage in Freeport that went up in flames.
Anthony Reddick is facing 18 counts of felony and misdemeanor animal fighting charges after 13 dead pit bulls were found in a one-car garage that went up in flames.
Leslie Alexander, 39, faces dozens of charges for torturing and injuring animals as well as criminal possession of a weapon, DA Charles Hynes said Tuesday.
He was accused of abusing two pit bulls at his home, one of which was allegedly found dead in the backyard. The other was found severely malnourished and covered with injuries.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said a grand jury indicted 25-year-old Marlon Bernier and 22-year-old Ricardo Louis.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the law should help authorities crack down on dog fights and cockfights where spectators drive the market.
The pit bulls were found last weekend by firefighters responding to a small fire that was set in the building.
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