business - conspiracy to promote gambling
(Photo courtesy of The Kentucky State Police)
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In April 2005, Kentucky State Police
raided the operation and cited more than 500 people on animal cruelty charges.
During the week of July 17th,
The couple must also rid their farm of all cockfighting materials, including pits and cages. A large collection of guns, photographs and memorabilia confiscated during the raid will be returned.
Kentucky State Police will keep $171,000 in fees paid by entrants the day of the raid. The remaining $257,038 will go to the Internal Revenue Service and/or the Kentucky Revenue Cabinet.
Charges against the 500 plus people cited during the raid were dismissed in August 2005 by Montgomery District Judge William Lane who stated the state’s cockfighting statute was unclear.