The Transylvania Times -

By Kate Herold
Staff Writer" 

Deputies Make More Arrests In Cockfighting Case


Three more people have been arrested stemming from the alleged illegal cockfighting operation that was broken up last Saturday.

Gerardo Carrello Perez, 27, of Hendersonville, SaBino Bautista Lopez, 28, of Brevard, and Angel Garcia Conejo, 38, of East Flat Rock, were all charged with felony cockfighting.

Each of the men was issued a $5,000 unsecured bond.

On Saturday, the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office first received a tip from someone saying that illegal cockfighting was taking place near Everett Road.

When deputies arrived at the scene late Saturday, several people began fleeing th...

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