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Angier man charged with cockfighting

Posted December 3, 2015

Dionisio Sandoval-Trejo

— An Angier man was arrested over the weekend and charged with cockfighting, according to the Harnett County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies broke up a cockfight in the 1000 block of Country Time Lane in Bunnlevel on Saturday afternoon but were able to detain only Dionisio Sandoval-Trejo, 37, of 1253 Denning Road.

Authorities found six live roosters and 26 dead ones at the site, according to an incident report.

Sandoval-Trejo was charged with felony cockfighting and released after posting a $30,000 bond.


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  • Rosco Coltrane Dec 4, 2015
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    Remember the old adage about the bear? "You don't have to be faster than the bear, just faster than the slowest one in your group". It works with the Po po too.

  • Tom Laurence Dec 3, 2015
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    Hope Immigration checked his status, after they rounded up the Roosters.

  • Mark Colyer Dec 3, 2015
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    The roosters name was "Little Jerry"

  • Chad Weaver Dec 3, 2015
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    He must have been the one guy who did not run and tried to disguise himself as a rooster.