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Martin Anderson of Camby was arrested at his home on Thursday for an animal fight investigation allegedly chained and bred for the sole purpose of killing other pit bulls in the barbaric blood sport

Ten pitbulls and 550 birds are rescued from a & # 39; fighting breeder in Indiana who helped them to participate in barbaric bloodsports & # 39;

  • 550 birds and 10 pit bulls reportedly kept for use in an animal fighting ring
  • Martin Anderson of Camby was arrested at his house on Thursday
  • Their research would have seen dogs chained and bred for the sole purpose of killing other pit bulls in the barbaric blood sport
  • Neighbors said that Anderson was known to take stray dogs, but said they did not know of his alleged evil intentions
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About 550 birds and 10 pitbulls allegedly kept for use in an animal fighting ring have been rescued from properties across Indiana, authorities said.

Martin Anderson of Camby was arrested at his home on Thursday for an investigation into animal fights that allegedly chained and bred dogs for the sole purpose of killing other pit bulls in the barbaric blood sport.

Neighbors said that Anderson was known to take stray dogs, but said they did not know about his alleged bad activities.

Martin Anderson of Camby was arrested at his home on Thursday for an animal fight investigation allegedly chained and bred for the sole purpose of killing other pit bulls in the barbaric blood sport

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Martin Anderson of Camby was arrested at his home on Thursday for an animal fight investigation allegedly chained and bred for the sole purpose of killing other pit bulls in the barbaric blood sport

Neighbors said that Anderson was known to take stray dogs, but said they did not know the alleged evil intentions

Neighbors said that Anderson was known to take stray dogs, but said they did not know the alleged evil intentions

Neighbors said that Anderson was known to take stray dogs, but said they did not know the alleged evil intentions

An Indiana State Police SWAT team bus carried the troopers who had led the attack on his property.

Meanwhile, the investigators in Owen County invaded a farm allegedly owned by Anderson, where more than 550 birds and nine pit bulls were found.

Their circumstances were described as & # 39; consistent with dogfighting … and … often associated with cockfighting & # 39 ;, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty

& # 39; The tip said we would find roosters here who were or were raised or prepared to fight. And we found roosters here.

Their circumstances were described as & # 39; consistent with dog fighting & # 39; and & # 39; generally associated with cockfighting & # 39 ;, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty
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Their circumstances were described as & # 39; consistent with dog fighting & # 39; and & # 39; generally associated with cockfighting & # 39 ;, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty

Their circumstances were described as & # 39; consistent with dogfighting … and … often associated with cockfighting & # 39 ;, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty

Neighbors said that Anderson was known to take stray dogs, but said they did not know the alleged evil intentions

Neighbors said that Anderson was known to take stray dogs, but said they did not know the alleged evil intentions

Neighbors said that Anderson was known to take stray dogs, but said they did not know the alleged evil intentions

The trek has overwhelmed the resources of the Gaming Commission or any local animal shelter, so the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) came in to care for the confiscated birds and dogs

The trek has overwhelmed the resources of the Gaming Commission or any local animal shelter, so the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) came in to care for the confiscated birds and dogs

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The trek has overwhelmed the resources of the Gaming Commission or any local animal shelter, so the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) came in to care for the confiscated birds and dogs

& # 39; That's true & # 39 ;, said Rob Townsend, Chief Law Enforcement Inspector for the Indiana Gaming Commission, when asked about the cocks.

& # 39; We have nothing at the moment that makes us believe that there is fighting here. In short, we have the tip that they are being raised to fight and that is why we have acted, ”Townsend said.

The catch has overwhelmed the resources of the Gaming Commission or a local animal shelter, so the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) came in to care for the confiscated birds and dogs.

The ASPCA will take the animals to a secret location for veterinary care and storage

The ASPCA will take the animals to a secret location for veterinary care and storage

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The ASPCA will take the animals to a secret location for veterinary care and storage

Anderson is faced with a count of the purchase of an animal to be used in a fighting game; a crime punishable up to two and a half years in prison

Anderson is faced with a count of the purchase of an animal to be used in a fighting game; a crime punishable up to two and a half years in prison

Anderson is faced with a count of the purchase of an animal to use in an animal fighting competition – a crime punishable by up to two and a half years in prison

& # 39; They are absolutely difficult conditions for the birds. We offer food and water. They all live outdoors, so we make sure they have a comfortable place to sleep indoors, from the elements, but it's certainly a muddy mess there today and pretty wet, & # 39; said Jessica Rushan from the ASPCA.

The ASPCA will take the animals to a secret location for veterinary care and storage.

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& # 39; We do this a lot in a year, so this is a good size & # 39 ;, Rushan added. & # 39; There are many animals here. & # 39;

Anderson is faced with a count of the purchase of an animal to use in an animal fighting competition – a crime punishable by two and a half years in prison.

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