It seems like every time you turn on the local news, there is another story about dog fighting in Flint. Now neighbors and citizens who suspect animal abuse can contact officials and remain anonymous, thanks the Genesee County Animal Control Department Hotline.
Yesterday I reported on Flint police seizing dogs that were believed to be used in dog fights. Unfortunately 27 of those dogs had to be put down. Police are still investigating after numerous dogs were found between two homes on Seneca Street.
ABC 12 is reporting that close to 30 dogs were recently taken from two homes on Seneca St. in Flint. The dogs were allegedly used for dog fighting. Also found, doggy treadmills and thick heavy chains. This is absolutely appalling.
The Genesee County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate an alleged dog fighting ring in Flint. Unfortunately 3 of the five dogs found had to be put down. The dog fights are believed to have been inside a garage on East Bishop St. and the accused ring leader is 14 year old, Deondra Keel.
ABC 12 news is reporting that five dogs were taken from a Flint home after police were tipped off about a dog fighting ring. Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell said a 14 year old boy may have been the leader of this operation. The suspected youth has been questioned, but has not been charged as the investigation is on going.