19 pit bulls found at dog fighting operation in Troup Co.

TROUP COUNTY, Ga. — The Troup County Marshal’s Office says they found 10 adult pit bulls and 9 pit bull puppies at a fighting operation in Troup County.

According to a report, several deputy marshals were dispatched Monday, July 3 to a location in the 3000 block of Roanoke Road in regards to a welfare check on several dogs tethered on the property.

When the deputy marshals arrived on scene, no contact was made to the homeowner and found 10 adult pit bulls and 9 puppies. They also located was a ropes system believed to be used for conditioning of the dogs for dog fighting.

All dogs were taken into custody and the case is still under investigation.

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