Nacogdoches Co. man gets probation for cockfighting - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Nacogdoches Co. man gets probation for cockfighting

Pedro Mendez mug shot courtesy of Nacogdoches County Jail. Pedro Mendez mug shot courtesy of Nacogdoches County Jail.
BEAUMONT, TX (News Release) -

By Donna McCollum - email

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - One of 17 men arrested two years ago for allegedly running a cockfighting ring entered a plea Friday.

Pedro Mendez pleaded guilty to cruelty to animals.  In exchange, he'll get one year deferred adjudication and had to forfeit his property off Woden Road.

The cockfighting was discovered while a deputy was serving a warrant.

As many as 60 people were at the fights.

Copyright 2010 KTRE. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly