The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has rounded up thousands of cockfighting roosters in a raid.
While serving a search warrant, authorities also found several hundred livestock animals all in “various states of health.”
Several people on the property were detained during the raid.
The operation was part of an investigation by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and the Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control.
Investigators were looking into alleged animal cruelty and possession of gamefowl for fighting purposes violations.
All the animals are now being inspected and documented by animal control.
Source: NewsNet | Thousands of Roosters Seized In Los Angeles Cockfighting Probe