Dog fighting bust in Delaware

September 4, 2008 4:42:55 PM PDT
Authorities say a dog fighting ring is out of business after 2 arrests. Members of the SPCA in Delaware say they recovered 16 dogs, 10 of them puppies, dog fighting paraphernalia, photos and a video of a dog fight from a home in the 5700 block of West Denney's Road last week in Dover, Delaware.

All of the dogs were signed over to the custody of the SPCA. Three of the adult dogs had to be euthanized.

The two people who were arrested, Terah Moore and Carla Ridgeway, each face charges of animal cruelty and neglect and 8 felony charges including conspiracy and possessing, keeping or using an animal for the purpose of fighting.

Anyone interested in adopting the puppies should contact the Kent County SPCA at (302) 698-3006.

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