More arrests made in cockfighting operation ring
EDINBURG, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Hidalgo County investigators have arrested five additional suspects wanted for organizing a cockfight operation.
On Saturday, January, 18th at approximately 6 p.m. a Hidalgo County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to a warehouse located on the 300 block of East Owassa Road.
Once there the deputies discovered a cockfighting operation was on progress which resulted in the detention and citation of several individuals and the seizure of several game cocks.
Deputies have arrested and taken into custody five of the six individuals wanted for organizing the cockfight operation.