BCSO: 3 arrested, 21 cited in rooster fighting operation bust

A total of 52 roosters were seized and six were found deceased, deputies say


Bexar County deputies have arrested three individuals so far in connection to the rooster fighting operation bust in southeast Bexar County.

Officials said 21 citations have also been issued as of yet.

A total of 52 roosters were seized and six roosters were found deceased at the scene, according to BCSO.

The investigation of the incident is still ongoing and we’ll bring more details as they become available.


Bexar County deputies are working the scene of a rooster fighting operation bust in the southeast part of the county.

The incident happened around 3:45 p.m., Sunday, in the 15500 block of Henze Road.

Deputies were first dispatched to the scene for a rooster fight. Upon arrival, deputies said several suspects fled to a nearby treeline.

Officials found several pieces of rooster fighting paraphernalia as well, including trophies and other items, according to the BCSO.

Crime scene investigators and animal control were also called to the scene to assist in the investigation.

Details are limited as of yet but we’ll bring more information as it becomes available.

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.

Before starting at KSAT in August 2011, Ken was a news photographer at KENS. Before that he was a news photographer at KVDA TV in San Antonio. Ken graduated from San Antonio College with an associate's degree in Radio, TV and Film. Ken has won a Sun Coast Emmy and four Lone Star Emmys. Ken has been in the TV industry since 1994.