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38 arraigned on cock fighting charges

DELTA, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Thirty eight of the over 50 people charged after a cock fighting bust in Delta earlier this month appeared in court on Wednesday, May 14.

All faced charges they watched illegal cock fighting, a fourth degree misdemeanor. Two of the suspects pleaded not guilty and will have to hire an attorney before their next court appearance. Three others pleaded no contest and were found guilty on Wednesday. The remaining accused pleaded guilty.

One of the suspects who pleaded not guilty on Wednesday also faces a charge of animal cruelty, a second degree misdemeanor.

The court says about 10 others charged in the case have already hired an attorney and will appear in court at a later date.  

Related: Over 50 people charged in cockfighting ring bust

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