Cockfighting event in Kentucky nets arrests, dozens of chickens

By WKYT News Staff | Posted: Mon 8:23 AM, Feb 08, 2016 | Updated: Mon 8:48 AM, Feb 08, 2016

LYNN GROVE, Ky. (WKYT) – Three people were arrested and 19 were cited after a cockfighting ring was discovered in Western Kentucky.

On Saturday, Kentucky State Police went to a building in Lynn Grove, in Calloway County, working on a tip. KSP says it found more than 30 dead gamecocks and more than 35 live roosters and hens.

The owner of the building, Jack Morgan, was arrested for cruelty to animals. Two others were also arrested and 19 were cited.

KSP says a small camper and trailer on scene were being used to house the chickens. The poultry was turned over to the Humane Society of Calloway County.

Here’s a list of the 19 people cited for cruelty to animals:

1. Joseph L. Brown of Mayfield, KY – 27 years-old
2. Harold A. Brown of Mayfield, KY – 31 years-old
3. Brian N. Brown of Harlan, KY – 38 years-old
4. Cody A. Wilburn of Whitehouse, TN – 24 years-old
5. Jessica J. Wilburn of Whitehouse, TN – 29 years-old
6. Tina L. Condra of Goodlettsville, TN – 45 years-old
7. Walter L. Condra of Goodlettsville, TN – 49 years-old
8. Timonthy J. Condra Jr. of Goodlettsville, TN – 19 years-old
9. Marvin W. Roberson of Murray, KY – 55 years-old
10. Bobby R. Denton of Buchanan, TN – 58 years-old
11. David E. Crick of Dexter, KY – 68 years-old
12. Heather L. Newland of Ashland City, TN – 36 years-old
13. Larry E. Newland of Ashland City, TN – 64 years-old
14. Mark E. Newland of Ashland City, TN – 47 years-old
15. Eugene C. Newland of Charlotte, TN – 37 years-old
16. Wyatt S. Krantz of Nashville, TN – 44 years-old
17. Michael W. Orr of Water Valley, KY – 41 years-old
18. Sandra B. Delk of Franklin, TN – 40 years-old
19. Robert G. Watts Jr. of Springfield, TN – 37 years-old

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