Deputies rescue 47 dogs from Breaux Bridge property, arrest man for dogfighting, drug activity
POSTED: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 9:45am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 10:00am
BREAUX BRIDGE (NBC33) — St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Jason Hasket Jr., 25, of Natchitoches for dog fighting, and drug activity.
On Wednesday, Feb. 19, officers searched a residence in the 1400 block of Breaux Bridge Senior High School Road in Breaux Bridge.
Investigators recovered 47 dogs from the property as well as items commonly associated with dogfighting.
Hasket was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the following charges:
- Cruelty to Animals- 47 Counts
- Dog Fighting
- Possession of Marijuana
- Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II C.D.S.
- Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule III C.D.S.
- Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Number or Mark
- Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
This case is still under investigation.