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Additional arrests made in dog fighting investigation

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Fernando Hinton Fernando Hinton
Frank Williams Frank Williams

RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested two men in the ongoing investigation that began on October 5 into a Dog Fighting Ring.

According to RPSO, on October 23, an earlier arrestee, Frank Williams of Alexandria, came to RPSO Detectives to retrieve his vehicle. Williams was interviewed again and was arrested on additional charges of Criminal Trespassing and Criminal Conspiracy. Williams was booked into Rapides Parish Detention Center and later released on $1,250.00 bond.

According to RPSO, on October 24, Fernando Kentrell Hinton, 41, of Moselle, MS. came to RPSO Detectives to retrieve his girlfriend's vehicle. He was previously interviewed and gave a false name, and further investigation revealed his true identity. RPSO said a warrant was obtained, and he was then arrested for two counts of Criminal Trespassing, Criminal Conspiracy, Dog Fighting, Resist Arrest by Flight and Resisting an Officer. Hinton was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center and was later released on a $61,000.00 bond. RPSO said this brings the total to 10 arrests in this investigation. According to RPSO, the investigation is continuing, and more arrests are expected.

RPSO said anyone with information regarding the Dog Fighting Ring at 5910 Gene Ball Drive, are encouraged to contact Detective James Owens or Detective Winston Bell, Jr. at (318) 473-6727.

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