More than 100 fighting birds found in Newark

FBI agents along with representatives from the Associated Humane Societies and the New Jersey SPCA discovered more than 100 birds inside a Newark home. It

The birds are believed to be part of a cock-fighting operation.

The birds are believed to be part of a cock-fighting operation. (12/20/12)

NEWARK - FBI agents along with representatives from the Associated Humane Societies and the New Jersey SPCA discovered more than 100 birds inside a Newark home. It is believed the animals were raised and trained specifically for cock-fighting.

The animals were found inside a building at 286 Sussex St. According to one investigator, the location has all the makings of a cock-fighting operation, with sophisticated training rooms and a room where prized fighting birds were kept.

The operation was discovered by agents who were investigating a separate matter.

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