Kingsville man arrested on cockfighting charges

Bustamante was charged for being in possession of cockfighting equipment.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - A Kingsville man has been arrested for activity connected to cockfighting.

A Jim Wells County deputy spotted 41-year-old Sergio Bustamante Jr. leaving an establishment that law enforcement believes to be connected to cockfighting. When Bustamante's vehicle was pulled over, the deputy found a fighting rooster in a wooden container along with items used in cockfighting like mounting spurs and knifes.

Bustamante was charged with being in possession of cockfighting equipment.

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