Nov 17, 2015 Chicago Pit Bull Owner Arrested and Charged with Dogfighting

Chicago — An Englewood man is facing felony dog fighting charges.
Cook County sheriff’s officers and Chicago Police executed a search warrant Friday at Larue Jackson’s home in the 6300 block of South Throop Street, where investigators had received tips about dog fights happening, according to sheriff’s office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari.

Chicago Dogfighter Larue Jackson
They found 13 dogs, 12 of them without food or water, Ansari said. Some of them had scars consistent with fighting, and blood spattered the basement floor.
Another dog was found dead in the backyard. Jackson, 57, also had “items indicative of dogfighting,” such as bite sticks, dog medications and fighting ledgers, Ansari said.

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