7 of 42 People Arrested in Cockfighting Ring from Rochester

Over 180 birds, 55 of them being game birds were found after an illegal cockfighting ring bust!

7 out of 42 people in the bust were from the Rochester area.

The six month investigation in the Town of Frankfort in Herkimer County also led to over $68,000 in cash from a barn in Frankfort.


54-year-old Marcelino Cintra 

61-year-old Eixton Flores

40-year-old Jose Torres

32-year-old Yordanis Plaza-Lopez

42-year-old Eider Diaz

63-year-old Ramon Rivera

52-year-old Angel Rivera

They were all charged with engaging in animal fighting for amusement. 

Plaza-Lopez was also found with over 100 grams of heroin.


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