11 Charged with Cockfighting in North Dundas by SD&G #OPP April 10, 2016

11 Charged with Cockfighting in North Dundas by SD&G #OPP April 10, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY ILLEGAL GAMING OPERATION DISMANTLED 2016-04-10

ILLEGAL GAMING OPERATION DISMANTLED
11 charged

(North Stormont) – On April 9, 2016 at approximately 10:11am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of an illegal gaming activity occurring at a property on Tolmies Corners Road, North Stormont Township. Officers observed and intercepted live cock fighting activities with several participants present. Eleven (11) adult males were arrested. A quantity of roosters and equipment were seized.

Gerald TESSIER (82) of South Stormont Township is charged with;

– Keeping Cockpit
– Cause Damage or Injury to Animal or Bird – Fail to Provide suitable/Adequate Food, Water, Care or Shelter
– Cruelty to Animals – Encourage, Aid or Assist in Fighting or Baiting

Ronald BELL (61) and Norman REDICK (55) both of Plympton-Wyoming, Ontario, Philip PATENAUDE (44) and Gerard DELORME (56) both of North Stormont Township, Richard PATENAUDE (62) and Eric THOMPSON (69) both of North Dundas Township, Hector RACUYA (55) and Arturo SUMAYO (57) both of Montreal, Quebec, Richard MCCORMICK (69) of York, Ontario and Thomas CARTER (87) of London, Ontario are each charged with;

– Cause Damage or Injury to Animal or Bird – Fail to Provide suitable/Adequate Food, Water, Care or Shelter
– Cruelty to Animals – Encourage, Aid or Assist in Fighting or Baiting

All accused were released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall On June 21, 2016.

SD&G OPP, with the assistance of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) continue the investigation.

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I’m glad that their names are out there.

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