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Arrested for dog fighting

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Posted: Apr 13, 2014 12:16 PM by Greg Renoud
Source: WBRZ

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BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police arrested a man for being involved in dog fighting.

Reports say an officer from Baton Rouge City Police saw the dog fighting scene on the 5200 block of Washington Ave where Gillis Hawthorne, 30, was arrested.

According to police, Hawthorne says he was around when one dog engaged in a fight with another dog.

The arresting officer says he saw marks around the mouth of one of the dogs.

Hawthorne is charged with one count of dog fighting.

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