Police investigating cockfighting ring in Youngstown

youngstown ohio cockfighting ring


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – An investigation is underway into a cockfighting ring in Youngstown.

Juan Tufino was charged in relation to a Youngstown cockfighting ring.
Juan Tufino, 24

WKBN was the only one there with TV cameras when agents brought out about 18 live birds from a home on Myron Avenue on Youngstown’s east side Tuesday afternoon.

U.S. Marshals also found around 30 dead birds inside the home.

One person is under arrest in relation to the ring.

Juan Tufino, 24, is being held in the Mahoning County Jail. He reportedly turned himself in to police.

He is charged with escape, domestic violence and resisting arrest.

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