State Police: 42 arrested in illegal Herkimer County bird-fighting operation

State police arrested 42 people in connection with illegal bird-fighting in Herkimer County.

FRANKFORT -- State Police say they arrested 42 people in connection with an illegal bird-fighting operation in Herkimer County.

Troopers say they seized more than 200 birds commonly used for fighting, when they raided two barns in Frankfort. They say they also found nearly $70,000, and illegal drugs.

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