3rd cockfighting suspect pleads guilty

Augustine Ramirez (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Augustine Ramirez (Source: Angelina County Jail)

HUNTINGTON, TX (KTRE) - A Huntington man is the third of 17 people to plead guilty for his part in an Angelina County cockfighting ring.

Augustine Jose Ramirez, 41, agreed to a five-year probation sentence.

As part of the plea bargain, Ramirez but give up any sharp instrument equipment he has for cockfighting and cannot go to a cockfight.

Ramirez was one of 17 people arrested in April of 2015 after authorities said they seized cockfighting paraphernalia and more than 300 birds at a Huntington property.

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