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.