Three Men Arrested For Involvement In Dog Fighting Operation

Three men face charges in Southern Kentucky, after police discovered an elaborate dog fighting operation.

The Laurel County Sheriff's Department was called to a home on Adams Lane early Wednesday morning. When they arrived, they found a pit bull and a stray dog, both severely injured.

Sheriff's deputies charged Joe Lewis the third, his father Joe Lewis, Junior and a family friend, Dalton Brewer, with animal cruelty.

Investigators also found evidence that 67 other dogs had been involved in fights at the home, some owned by national dog fighting rings.

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