APSO cracks down on Cockfighting
BAYOU L'OURSE, La (FOX44) - January 2, 2011 - On Saturday, Assumption Parish deputies broke up a cockfighting ring near Bayou L'Ourse.
It happened at 11:30 pm, an undercover sheriff's deputy recieved a tip that cockfighting was going on on faith street near the bayou.
When they found the illegal event, more deputies were sent to the back yard at one eighteen Faith street where it was taking place.
Stong, and very graphic evidence of the mistreatment of animals was found. A hispanic man who identified himself as thirty-six-year old Ismael Trevino jr. was taken into custody, and charged with Cockfighting and Mistreatment of Animals.
The matter still remains under investigation because there are others who Sheriff's deputies suspect for Cockfighting.