ST. ALBANS — Police arrested two people in connection with illegal dogfighting activity and rescued 20 “emaciated and scarred pitbulls” in a St. Albans home.
Authorities said the newly formed NYPD Animal Cruelty Investigation Squad executed a warrant, at 117-30 196th St., July 31 and found the dogs in individual cages.
The dogs were taken to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for treatment.
Police identified the suspects as Addision Holder, 44, and Keisha Hall, 33.
Both were charged with animal cruelty and animal fighting, the NYPD said.