A Detroit home suspected of hosting a dog and chicken fighting operation was raided by the Detroit Police Department after video of rapper Young Calicoe showing off some of the animals was posted online, WXYZ reports.
SEE ALSO: The GOP Gay Marriage Push
Animals shown in the video were taken out of the home by the Michigan Humane Society and local police. When the video caught the eye of animal rights groups, they raised concerns over whether the home was running a dog fighting ring. Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee said that was indeed the case.
Want to Keep Up With NewsOne.com? LIKE Us On Facebook!
WATCH The News Report Of The Alleged Dog Fighting Ring Below
SEE ALSO: When Law Targets Latinos
“We’re very confident that we shut down an operation that is not contributing to the quality of life of this neighborhood,” Godbee said.
He added, “I want to thank the media for the attention that you brought to this because the humane treatment of animals … It is very important to us and some of the conditions that we saw, without going into detail, gave a lot of credence to support what, I think, is going to be a prosecutable case going forward.”
SEE ALSO: Occupy’s Odd Murder Rap
Detroit Rapper Under Fire For Video Of Alleged Dog Fighting Ring was originally published on newsone.com