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Cockfighting in Mitchell County

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By Christian Jennings - bio | email

January 12, 2009

CAMILLA, GA (WALB) - Deputies broke up a cockfighting ring and arrested six men Saturday night in Mitchell County.

At 7102 Old Georgia Hwy in Camilla 38-year-old Manuel Nunez, 43-year -old Gabriel Vega, 33-year-old Marcos Marques, 26-year-old Jose Andrade, and 17-year-olds Jose Nunez and William Ramos were arrested for fighting chickens in a pen in the backyard.

Five vehicles were impounded. Investigators also collected a small green card with assorted dates for cock fights and cash from several suspects.

The Sheriff's Office is still investigating the case more arrests could be made.  Feedback

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