A man from Breaux Bridge, one from Butte La Rose and one from Washington, Louisiana were all arrested yesterday in a suspected cock fighting case.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Spokeswoman Ginny Higgins says police were given information that there could be cock fighting at a home on Nanny Road in Breaux Bridge.

They started their investigation, and yesterday law enforcement executed their search and three men were arrested and charged in connection with the case.

The arrests are as follows:

Patrick Stelly, 50, Washington, Louisiana
48 Counts-LA. R.S. 14:102 Cruelty to Animals
48 Counts-La. R.S. 14:102.23 Cock fighting

Dallas Grossie, photo courtesy of St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office

 

 

Dallas Grossie 30, Butte La Rose, Louisiana
24 Counts-LA. R.S. 14:102 Cruelty to Animals
24 Counts-La. R.S. 14:102.23 Cock fighting

 

 

Brandon Cormier, photo courtesy of St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office

 

 

Brandon Cormier, 28, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
24 Counts-LA. R.S. 14:102 Cruelty to Animals
24 Counts-La. R.S. 14:102.23 Cock fighting

 

 

 

Police along with help from St. Martin Parish Animal Control and St. Landry Animal Control found 48 roosters along with 300 hens and chicks.

Deputies also found items related to cock fighting.

After their arrests, all three were booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center.