Man charged with cockfighting - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man charged with cockfighting

Memphis Police busted up a cockfighting operation on Wednesday afternoon.
     
Local animal control officers advised the Memphis Police Department of the operation after a tip came in from U.S customs.
     
When officers arrived on the property, they found 31 pens containing birds and ring featuring spectator seats. 
     
Officers seized 80 hens and roosters along with eight ducks. 
     
Police charged 47-year-old Phaichith Phantavong with cockfighting.

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