Three Tallahassee Men Charged for Dog Fighting

The Leon County Sheriff's Office says around 9pm Saturday night they received a call to Sand Dollar Lane in Tallahassee about possible dog fighting.

They say when deputies arrived a group of people were surrounding two dogs duking it out.

Officials say 15 grams of cocaine, 37 grams of marijuana and a 45 caliber pistol was found on the property during a search.

Deputies arrested Melvin Moore, Shawn Washington and Lonnie Bran tum.

LCSO says they're charged with dog fighting and possession of cocaine and marijuana with the intent to sell.


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  • by Hwy20Rules Location: Tallahassee on Dec 31, 2008 at 06:03 AM
    I guess to some, fighting is hunting to them. They are too lazy to hold a real job and would rather "rescue the dogs from the animal shelter" Yes, they did this too. Raise them to fight so they can gamble on the outcome, breed more fighting dogs, deal drugs, use the drugs to lure in teenage girls for sexual favors, etc. I am not just making wild stabs at them. I know they did this and no matter what I did it was in vain. The girls were over 16 and the parents didn't care either. So the circle goes beyond just dog fighting...they are a disgrace to the human race.
  • by Anon Location: Tallahassee on Dec 29, 2008 at 08:25 PM
    I was a vet tech for about 5 years...honestly, chihuahua's are more fierce then any large breed dog. They will bite your face off if you let them get close enough. The only bites I have ever suffered have been from chihuahua's. I have been around rottie's most of my life and own a pitbull and neither one has EVER made me feel afraid of them. Teach them to be mean and fight and they will. I'm not saying you don't get a lemon every now and then, just doesn't happen as often as you think.
  • by Laura Location: Quincy on Dec 29, 2008 at 07:55 PM
    The difference in hunting and dog fighting is.....God provides us meat to eat from the animals being hunted. Are you going to eat a dog that you just got done fighting...I did not think so. So quit being so dumb to ask that question.How do you think you get beef or pork on your table....they are killed to provide you meat to eat. God be with dumb people!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by Deb Location: Perry on Dec 29, 2008 at 07:38 PM
    Book em and hang em!
  • by Zuke on Dec 29, 2008 at 05:03 PM
    Craig<------ matter of fact i do, you are an idiot!
  • by Zuke on Dec 29, 2008 at 05:01 PM
    Barbara<---- I read the whloe blog. she should not have made a statement like that
  • by Cheryl Location: Florida on Dec 29, 2008 at 03:12 PM
    one of the thugs aunt (ant) Location: Tallahassee ...."what is the difference between hunting and dog fighting?" You are such an idiot. You obviously had a hand in raising one of these thugs. You hunt to kill wild game for EATING!!! A dog is a PET to be loved and cared for. Not to fight for money.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 29, 2008 at 01:28 PM
    what is the difference between hunting. are you that stupid??? we don't get our jollies off at watching animals torturing and ripping each other apart. my goodness you are just stupid stupid stupid. that's the only thing that I can think of to describe you. you seem like a real scumbag, you are nothing but TRASH that needs to be thrown to the side of the curb!!!! what is the differnece between hunting and dog torture, I mean fighting?????? PLEASE DON'T TELL ME YOUR SERIOUS.
  • by LADY PLEASE on Dec 29, 2008 at 12:55 PM
    BARBARA..STOP LYING YOU ARE NOT BLACK!!
  • by Oh Please! on Dec 29, 2008 at 12:38 PM
    TO: one of the thugs aunt (ant) Location: Tallahassee on Dec 29, 2008 at 11:47 AM. what is the difference between hunting and dog fighting? You moron...God that is all I can say...you moron....
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