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Possible fighting cocks seized in Wilson

Posted August 13, 2008 6:15 p.m. EDT
Updated August 13, 2008 10:39 p.m. EDT

— Wilson police seized 35 roosters believed to be fighting cocks from a home on State School Road Monday.

In a search of the home, officers found evidence of roosters being prepared to fight, videos of fights and more than 100 chickens, including hens and younger roosters.

Police said the homeowner was cooperative in the search and does not face charges. Police are still trying to locate the animals' owner, whose name has not been released.