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Man arrested for dogfighting ring in Pontotoc County

March 18, 2019

Posted: Mar 18, 2019 6:58 PM
Updated: Mar 19, 2019 9:32 AM

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in connection with a dog fighting ring in pontotoc . that's wherewaynehereford joins us live with what's next. sheriff leo mask says he expects more arrests here in pontotoc. investigators are still looking into a dog fighting ring that they busted late saturday and early sunday in the county near longview. as we reported , earlier one dog has died from the fighting. "did you have anything to do with the dogfighting ring'? "no sir" on his way to justice court this morning30-year old jamie dupree holmes denied any involvement in the dog fighting ring that sheriff leo mask and his investigators put a stop to this past weekend. but sheriff leo mask showed us the actual dog fighting ring ? (not sure what this means) they recovered and other paraphanalia used during the dog fight. "officers ( or was it deputies?) arrived and several people ran away. "and we arrested one subject and towed some vehicles and of course all the vehilces we towed the people are calling in saying they were stolen. but there are going to be other charges." the sheriff showed us these pictures. these were some of the least =graphic that we can show you. he says it's the first dog- fighting ring he has broken up during his tenure in office. one dog did not survive. sheriff masksays there have been reports of dog -fighting rings before , but they ve had a hard time catching them in the act ,until now. reporting live from pontotoc i'mwaynehereford wtva nine news.
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