15 dogs rescued from dogfighting ring in Benton County

ALSEA — Benton County Sheriff’s deputies found 15 malnourished pit bulls with old scars or fresh wounds last week, providing a glimpse into dogfighting rings in the area.

The Corvallis Gazette Times reports deputies also found three dead dogs buried under trees in a 6-acre property in Alsea.

"They were being prepared for organized dogfighting," said Lt. Greg Ridler of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.


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