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Four charged following Travis County cockfighting bust

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Four men have been charged after Travis County Sheriff's Office say they were caught at a cockfight in the 4800 block of E. Hwy 71.

On Feb. 2 deputies say they were dispatched to a cockfight in progress. When they arrived at the residence they found several men gathered in a semi-circle. Deputies say three men ran but four men stayed.

Deputies found 17 roosters, 15 of them in separate cages, 2 with bloody injuries and two with padded bindings on one leg.

Jorge Luis Negrete, Puente Jesus Alberto Leyva, Juan Espinoza,and Raonel Jaimes Aviles, have been charged with cruelty to livestock, a state jail felony.

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