91 LINKEDIN 1 COMMENTMORE

GLEN ST. MARY, Fla. -- Several individuals were charged Sunday afternoon in connection with cockfighting.

Officers were called to a residence in the 18000 block of Timberland Road on reports of cockfighting, according to an offense report from the Baker County Sheriff's Office.

Found on the premises were live chickens in crates, a pile of dead chickens, spurs and an injectable medicine that controls blood loss in game fowls, according to the report.

Among those arrested were a 17-year-old juvenile whose name was withheld; Jeffrey Griffis, 35; Morgan Jones, 19; Timothy Bennett, 48; Makayla Burnham, 18; and Michael Burnsed, 22.

The following people are facing charges in connection with the incident:

-James Thompson, 28
-Mark Belford, 47
-William Harris, 24
-Florence Francis, 57
-Jesse Francis, 60
-Priscilla Dyal, 36
-April Griffis, 31
-Dustin Starling, 25
-Angela Morris, 44
-Kayla Blackburn, 25

Autoplay
Show Thumbnails
Show Captions
Read or Share this story: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/crime/crime-stoppers/2014/03/04/cockfighting-arrests-glen-st-mary/6028707/