AR-News: (US-WA) 30 cited at cockfight
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Tue Jun 29 15:06:55 EDT 2004
30 cited at cockfight
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
TOPPENISH -- An anonymous tip led Yakima County sheriff's officers to a
weekend cockfight where they cited 30 people for attending, a gross
Officers from the Sheriff's Office, Washington State Patrol and the Wapato
police found more than 100 vehicles parked near the fight in this community
just south of Yakima.
Organizers had built plywood fighting arenas and hid them in the trees and
tall brush along the south side of the Yakima River, officers said. Many
participants fled when officers arrived. Authorities receive tips about at
least a half-dozen such events each year.
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