Who, age What Where When Last known address
Timothy Ray Eaton, 46 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Eric Wayne Whitefield, 22 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Bethpage, TN
Jared Lee Hammock, 23 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Eric Lynn Belcher, 23 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
William R. Reed, 64 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Randy Mitchell Settle, 27 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
William Russell Brandon, 51 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Bethpage, TN
Earnest William Brown, 31 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Portland, TN
Michael Curtis Daniels, 20 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Portland, TN
Patrick Lance Sloan, 33 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Portland, TN
Shannon Elaine Scarbro, 30 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Matthew Mont Chandler, 20 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Gallatin, TN
Richard Alan Johnson, 37 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Lebanon, TN
Melissa Ann Taylor, 38 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Tosha Lynne Haney, 27 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Marty R. Douglas, 30 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Clifford N. Parkhurst, 22 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Brandy Cook, 20 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Bethpage, TN
Joshua Cain Temple, 22 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Adolphus, KY
David D. Russell, 23 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Laura Ann Stewart, 32 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Gregory L. Whitney, 48 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Scottsville, KY
Aaron Ray Sizemore, 25 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Hartsville, TN
Justin Elbert Braswell, 25 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Smithville, TN
David L. Graves, 25 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Bethpage, TN
Katie Fern Hill, 22 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Bethpage, TN
Leo David Williams, 25 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Moss Point, MS
Travis Young Collins, 39 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Donna Lorrie Collins, 36 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Dennis Edward Schott, 24 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Joshua Lee Thompson, 21 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Richie James Chastain, 30 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Travis Gene Hammock, 32 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Jeffrey Ray Graves, 46 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Greg Eugene Haney, 29 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Douglas Wayne Taylor, 43 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Tony Franklin Burgett, 56 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Hendersonville, TN
Amanda Lorene Whitaker, 29 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Portland, TN
Larry Reece Adcock, 60 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Isaac J. McMillan, 26 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Catalian Springs, TN
Phillip Ray Haney, 41 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Westmoreland, TN
Jeremy Todd, 35 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Bethpage, TN
Corey Ottis Barnes, 29 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Gallatin, TN
Caleb Matthew Wix, 29 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Bethpage, TN
Devin Wade Hammock, 20 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Portland, TN
Dallas S. Bolton, 39 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Dickson Springs, TN
Jerry Wayne Fuson, 31 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Bethpage, TN
Joanna L. Wix, 43 Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009 Bethpage, TN
6 adults not disclosed Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009  
2 not disclosed juveniles Cockfighting, 78 roosters seized, euthanized, 9 found dead,

Westmoreland, TN

Sumner County

March 7, 2009  
Type of Crime Other Crimes #/Type of animal(s) involved
Misdemeanor   87 roosters

              

(Photo's courtesy of Sumner County Sheriff's Office)

Sumner County Sheriff’s Office investigators received information concerning a cockfighting event being held at 197 Pea Ridge Road in Westmoreland, Sumner County, Tennessee.

Upon arrival, investigators and deputies discovered dozens of persons involved in an outdoor cockfighting event. There were men, women and children at the event with one child being as young as eight months old.

9 dead roosters were discovered and 78 live roosters were seized. The owners relinquished custody of 75 roosters.

The 75 relinquished roosters were euthanized on site and 3 are being held at the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Division.

Numerous items of cockfighting paraphernalia as well as betting slips and other documents concerning cockfighting were located and seized.

The following 48 persons have been cited into Sumner County General Sessions Court on March 25, 2009:

46 year old Timothy Ray Eaton of 197 Pea Ridge Road in Westmoreland was cited for cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

22 year old Eric Wayne Whitefield of 740 Mutton Hollow Road in Bethpage was cited for cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

23 year old Jared Lee Hammock of 1030 Taylor Road in Westmoreland was cited for cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

23 year old Eric Lynn Belcher of 2536 Pleasant Grove Road in Westmoreland was cited for cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

64 year old William R. Reed of 1000 W. Corinth Road in Westmoreland was cited for cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

27 year old Randy Mitchell Settle of 1450 Rabe Coates Road in Westmoreland was cited for cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

51 year old William Russell Brandon of 198 Tuttle Lane in Bethpage was cited for cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

31 year old Earnest William Brown of 210 Running Meadows Road in Portland was cited for cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

20 year old Michael Curtis Daniels of 10758 Old Hwy 52 in Portland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

33 year old Patrick Lance Sloan of 2245 rock Bridge Road in Portland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

30 year old Shannon Elaine Scarbro of 1046 S. Walnut Street in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

20 year old Matthew Mont Chandler of 120 Hilltop Lane in Gallatin was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

37 year old Richard Alan Johnson of 1420 Vesta Road in Lebanon was charged with cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

38 year old Melissa Ann Taylor of 5180 Davis Lane in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

27 year old Tosha Lynne Haney of 505 Barefoot Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

30 year old Marty R. Douglas of 3235 Old Hwy 31E in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203 and contributing to a minor in violation of 39-15-401.

22 year old Clifford N. Parkhurst of 2724 Epperson Springs Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

20 year old Brandy Cook of 369 Wolf Hill Road in Bethpage was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203 and contributing to a minor in violation of TCA 39-15-401.

22 year old Joshua Cain Temple of 1501 Pleasant Ridge Church Road in Adolphus, KY was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

23 year old David D. Russell of 3906 Rocky Mound Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

32 year old Laura Ann Stewart of 3906 Rock Mound Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

48 year old Gregory L. Whitney of 105 Rough Creek Road in Scottsville, KY was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

25 year old Aaron Ray Sizemore of 132 Sullivan Road in Hartsville was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

25 year old Justin Elbert Braswell of 350 Page Drive in Smithville was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

25 year old David L. Graves of 1004 Reese Road in Bethpage was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

22 year old Katie Fern Hill of 1004 Reese Road in Bethpage was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

25 year old Leo David Williams of 71717 Hwy 63 in Moss Point, MS was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

39 year old Travis Young Collins of 415 Rock House Hollow Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

36 year old Donna Lorrie Collins of 415 Rock House Hollow Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

24 year old Dennis Edward Schott of 410 Buck Graves Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

21 year old Joshua Lee Thompson of 1370B Dutch Creek Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

30 year old Richie James Chastain of 211 W. Garretts Creek Rod in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

32 year old Travis Gene Hammock of 726 Calvert Ridge Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

46 year old Jeffrey Ray Graves of 1101 Keen Hollow Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

29 year old Greg Eugene Haney of 505 Barefoot Road in Westmoreland was charged with cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

43 year old Douglas Wayne Taylor of 5180 Davis Lane in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

56 year old Tony Franklin Burgett of 126 Two Valley Road in Hendersonville was charged with cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

29 year old Amanda Lorene Whitaker of 120 Buck Spears Road in Portland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

60 year old Larry Reece Adcock of 3107 Borders Street in Westmoreland was charged with cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

26 year old Isaac J. McMillan of 522 Corum Hill Road in Castalian Springs was charged with cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

41 year old Phillip Ray Haney of 475 Barefoot Road in Westmoreland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

35 year old Jeremy Todd of 200 Rouges Fork Road in Bethpage was charged with cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

29 year old Corey Ottis Barnes of 150 Hightop Road in Gallatin was charged with cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

29 year old Caleb Matthew Wix of 1490 Duffer Hollow Road in Bethpage was charged with cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

20 year old Devin Wade Hammock of 305 Blue Door Road in Portland was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

39 year old Dallas S. Bolton of 1860 Dry Branch Road in Dickson Springs was charged with cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

31 year old Jerry Wayne Fuson of 403 Whitson Road in Bethpage was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

43 year old Joanna L. Wix of 1490 Duffer Hollow Road in Bethpage was charged with patronizing cockfighting in violation of TCA 39-14-203.

Six additional individuals fled into a wooded area when the investigators and deputies arrived. They have been identified and will also be charged.

Two juveniles will be cited to juvenile court for their participation in the event.

Update 3/8/09: Timothy Eaton relinquished the 3 roosters that were being held at the Animal Control Division and the birds were euthanized.

Update 3/31/09:  Dozens of people have been found guilty for a cockfighting ring in Sumner County.

The Westmoreland bust yielded 48 arrests earlier this month.

Officials ended up confiscating 78 roosters and euthanizing them.

All of the suspects were found guilty on a variety of misdemeanor charges -- some for participating and others for watching.

Reference:

WSMV

Sumner County Sheriff's Office