Dog Fighting Ring Broken Up

A dog fighting ring has been broken up in one Eastern Carolina county with the arrest of nine people.

Halifax County deputies say it was located on Bellamy's Mill Road in Enfield. They found some 20 people and two Pit Bulls fighting in a ring.

Three dogs were seized, two of them badly injured. Deputies also seized 9 vehicles, three handguns and some marijuana.

The nine arrested are:

Charles Rives, 26, of Whitakers was charged with dog fighting, carrying a concealed weapon, and possession of marijuana.

Osaze Addae, 35, of Richmond VA was charged with dog fighting.

William Harris, 33, of Elizabeth City was charged with dog fighting.

Anthony Wright 33, of Richmond VA was charged with dog fighting,
possession of a firearm by felon and altering a serial number on a weapon.

Corey Sledge, 21, of Whitakers was charged with dog fighting.

Ervin Brothers, 30, of Elizabeth City was charged with dog fighting.

Richard Robinson, 32, of Richmond VA was charged with dog fighting.

Vernon Perry, 42, of Elizabeth City was charged with dog fighting.

Scott Murphy, 28, was charged with dog fighting.


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