NOBLE, Okla. – 34 roosters were captured by police on April 18th in rural Cleveland County after the police received a tip regarding a cockfighting ring.
Multiple people and some roosters reportedly fled the scene when law enforcement arrived at a residence on 26th B Street in Noble.
A significant amount of cockfighting paraphernalia was among the evidence gathered by investigators that day following the approval of a search warrant.
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Sheriff Chris Amason stated that cockfighting rings can have other types of crimes linked to them, including human trafficking, drugs, and illegal gambling.
The alleged cockfighting ring is currently under investigation. Cockfighting is against the law in all of the U.S. territory. (KFOR)