Nipomo cockfighting ring uncovered

March 9, 2013

Sheriff’s deputies discovered a cockfighting ring while serving a search warrant at Orchard Road in Nipomo on Friday morning.

During their search, deputies from San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s offices discovered two large compounds that were walled off from public view. The compounds contained 233 roosters held in individual cages.

Deputies impounded the roosters as evidence while they continue their investigation.

Possession of birds with the intent to use them in a fighting exhibition is a misdemeanor punishable by six months in jail and/or a fine of up to $10,000.





  1. Rambunctious says:

    I don’t know if this is a cock fighting ring or not but I just don’t get it. What is so fun about watching two roosters peck each other to death? If you ask me it would be more fun to dip the owner’s of these birds in Elmer’s glue, roll them in corn and lock them in the chicken coop. Now that’s entertainment.

    (2) 2 Total Votes - 2 up - 0 down
  2. Jorge Estrada says:

    To answer the question, the evidence can be stored at Prado Road where they can earn their keep and become Swallows.

    (1) 1 Total Votes - 1 up - 0 down
  3. Jorge Estrada says:

    It’s ok to cut off their heads, cook and make tacos out of them, just don’t gamble or have your cultural sport with dinner. Maybe this could be another addition to Indian Casino’s? Chumash or Chuchicken?

    (4) 6 Total Votes - 5 up - 1 down
  4. r0y says:

    The fact that this article now has 2 pages of 1-liners says something. I don’t know what, though.

    (0) 2 Total Votes - 1 up - 1 down
  5. DennySLO says:

    So what was the initial search warrant for again?

    (7) 7 Total Votes - 7 up - 0 down

Comments are closed.