Dozens arrested in Coffee County cockfighting ring

Photo Credit: The Douglas Enterprise

More than 50 people were arrested in Coffee County on August 3rd after officials raided a cockfighting ring, according to the Douglas Enterprise.

Dozens of law enforcement officers participated in the raid on Virgil Spivey Road where they found around 100 people, including children and teenagers, watching cockfights.

The fights were held in an arena complete with three wooden rings, bleachers and a concession stand.

Money, drugs and guns were seized during the raid where 53 people were charged for various crimes, including Wesley Spivey who lives on the property.

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