37 people arrested, 50 fighting roosters found during bust in Midland County

37 people arrested, 50 fighting roosters found during bust in Midland County

MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - 36 people and one juvenile were arrested on Saturday at 2700 South County Road 1195 in Midland County.

The Sheriff's office says they executed a search warrant for cockfighting and narcotic activity but they ended up finding much more.

Cocaine, money, 50 fighting roosters, firearms, vehicles and stolen property were all discovered.

Some of those arrested are suspected to be in the United States illegally.

Others are from as far away as Oklahoma and New Mexico.

Homeland Security, the United States Marshal Office, the Drug Enforcement Agency, Midland County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Public Safety were all involved.

The Midland County Sheriff's Office said they will release more information on this bust soon.

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