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LASD Executes Cockfighting Search Warrant At Chatsworth Ranch, Several Detained

CHATSWORTH (CBSLA) — Several people were detained Monday after Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies said they found more than 1,000 roosters allegedly used for fighting during the execution of a search warrant on a Chatsworth property.

According to the sheriff's department, the search of Sacred Oaks Ranch on Browns Canyon Road was started at about 7 a.m. with cooperation from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and animal control.

Deputies said between 2,000-3,000 roosters allegedly used for fighting were held on the property along with several hundred other livestock animals in various states of health.

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