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WISE COUNTY, VA (WJHL) - Several people were arrested in Wise County, Virginia after Sheriff's deputies raided a cockfighting operation.

According to the Wise County Sheriff's Office, multiple arrests were made Saturday morning near Pound, Va after a months-long investigation into an operation that included drug distribution, gambling, and animal cruelty due to chicken fighting.

The Virginia State Police, Alcohol Beverage Control Bureau, Southwest Virginia Regional Drug Task Force and Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office were all involved in executing the warrants.

In addition to the several arrests, several thousand dollars worth of items were seized.

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