May 23, 2007 Beach Park Home Was Used For Dogfighting

Beach Park - Lake County sheriff's officers broke up a dogfighting operation in Beach Park and confiscated 16 pit bulls used for fighting.

Many of the dogs appeard to have been injured in dogfights.  A warrant was issued for the arrest of ANTHONY BROWN, 24, who had rented the house.

ANTHONY BROWN was convicted in 2004  of aggravated battery with a weapon.

The dogs were turned over to the Lake County Health Dept. and ten were euthanized.

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