PALMDALE (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say they’ve arrested a man in connection with an alleged cockfighting operation in Littlerock.
The Palmdale Sheriff’s Station said in a statement that Inocencio Aguirre was arrested and booked Friday on suspicion of possessing gamecocks for fighting.READ MORE: Moviegoers Finally Back In Theaters, Excited For Summer Blockbuster 'Fast And Furious 9'
The statement said a 28-count case was filed against Aguirre following a month-long investigation.
Back in February, authorities served a search warrant at a home in the 11300 block of East Avenue R4.READ MORE: Man Shot To Death In Unincorporated Area Near South Los Angeles
“The investigation led deputies to believe the suspect was involved in a large-scale cockfighting operation at his residence,” the statement said.
Authorities said the scene was processed for evidence and about 150 birds were removed.
Aguirre was being held in lieu of $140,000 bail.MORE NEWS: Cat Named Hog Allegedly Taken By Uber Eats Driver Back Home In Studio City
Anyone with more information about this case was asked to call the LASD COPS Bureau (323) 981-5300.