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Joint Police and DoA Operation Yields Arrest in Connection with Cockfighting Last Friday, 8 February

Joint Police and DoA Operation Yields Arrest in Connection with Cockfighting Last Friday, 8 February

11th February, 2019 Police Headlines

On Friday 8 February, police and animal welfare and control officers from the Department of Agriculture (DoA) conducted an operation at an address on Brushwood Way in Bodden Town in response to concerns from the community about disturbances and illegal activities being carried out there.

During the operation, six roosters that appeared to be used for cock fighting were seized by officers from the Department of Agriculture, as well as implements used for cockfighting.

A 44-year-old-man from Bodden Town was arrested on suspicion of Animal Cruelty and subsequently bailed pending further investigations into the matter.

The investigation is being carried out by the RCIPS with the assistance of the DoA.