Monday, August 6, 2012

Kalamazoo Dog Fighting Seizure

46 dogs seized in Kzoo Co. fight case

Forty-six dogs were removed from two homes in Kalamazoo County and two men were arrested in connection with a dog-fighting case. 

The Kalamazoo County Animal Services and Enforcement director told 24 Hour News 8 the men were taken into custody on warrants for possession of dogs for fighting and breeding for fighting.
Arrested Friday was Kelvin Thomas, who in 1992 was also arrested for attending a dog fight in Kalamazoo County. He served a year in jail for that offense. 

On Monday, Leonard Turner was arrested at his home at 321 Darling. 

Both could face prison if convicted.
"I'm hoping like hell it ain't true, because like I said he'll have a batch of puppies every once in a while and I figured he was just making some extra money," said neighbor Ken Stone. 

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department, Michigan State Police and Humane Society of the United States assisted in the investigation.
---- Photos: Dog-fighting bust in Kzoo County ---- 

A lot of evidence was gathered and 14 of the animals were removed Monday morning from the home at 321 Darling St. in Kalamazoo Township. 

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