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400 Birds Seized From Alleged Cockfighting Operation

LANCASTER (CBSLA/AP) — Los Angeles County officials say sheriff’s investigators serving two search warrants have seized more than 400 birds used in cockfighting.

Authorities say the warrants were served Tuesday in the 8800 block of Pillsbury Avenue in Lancaster as part of an ongoing animal cruelty investigation. 66 more words


Crimes Against Public Morals

Illegal cockfighting, gambling, betting and other types of crimes against public morals are punishable by law. The penalties include a fine and imprisonment depending on the violation.