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      Sheriff's Office find drugs and dogs during search

      Investigators recovered twenty seven dogs, tread mills, a large trailer used for the transportation of dogs, a variety of other items used in the training of dogs and a quantity of dog medications. Several marijuana plants and a quantity of cocaine were located and seized. / MGN Online

      The following information was released by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office:

      On Friday evening, investigators with the Special Operations Division of the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 5535 Madison Highway. This search warrant was obtained based on an ongoing investigation involving dog fighting and involved multiple agencies, including local, state and federal.

      Investigators recovered twenty seven dogs, tread mills, a large trailer used for the transportation of dogs, a variety of other items used in the training of dogs and a quantity of dog medications. Several marijuana plants and a quantity of cocaine were located and seized.

      The dogs were taken into custody by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Humane Society of the United States.

      No arrest have been made as of yet, but this investigation is on-going and arrest are imminent.

      Sheriff Prine is asking that anyone with information about this case, or other crimes to contact the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office at {229} 671-2950 or anonymous tips can be provided at {229} 671-2985 or on line at www.lowndessheriff.com.
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