9 arrested, 3,000 birds rescued in largest cockfighting takedown in New York history

Police swarmed Bushwick pet shop ?Pet NV? on

Police swarmed Bushwick pet shop “Pet NV” on Central Avenue over the weekend, where authorities say they saved 50 birds from the basement. They were said to be found in poor condition and kept inside individual metal cages. (February 10, 2014 6:57 PM)

Simultaneous raids in Ulster County, Queens and Brooklyn led to the arrest of nine people and the rescue of 3,000 birds in what is being called the largest cockfighting takedown in New York history.

Police swarmed Bushwick pet shop “Pet NV” on Central Avenue over the weekend, where authorities say they saved 50 birds from the basement. They were said to be found in poor condition and kept...

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