ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. (WKBW) - An arrest has been made in a local dog fighting ring, according to Erie County District Attorney and SPCA.
The D.A.'s office has confirmed Joshua Mack as the suspect charged and arraigned with several felony and misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
Joshua Mack of Buffalo arraigned in Buffalo city court for dogfighting charges. He has 4 prior criminal convictions- 8 dogs were seized from his custody by the SCPA. 3 have been signed over. @WKBWpic.twitter.com/Q3ID3u6Qhb
Three of Mack's eight dogs were involved in the dog fighting ring, county officials say. The SCPA found seven dogs --six were pitbull terriers-- and one puppy with various degrees of injuries and scarring at his home.
The Erie County DA says Joshua Mack was arraigned, 3 of his 8 dogs were confirmed to be part of the dog fighting ring. @YourSPCA found 7 dogs, 1 puppy with various degrees of injuries and scarring. @WKBWpic.twitter.com/p4H4RegEKz