Police have broken up what they say was a cockfighting ring complete with 214 roosters, performance-enhancing drugs for the birds and spurs and razors that were strapped to their legs to inflict harm on their feathered opponents.
Following an anonymous tip, police responded to the home of Jose Reyes, 32, at 5768 Colbright Rd. in suburban Lantana on Saturday night.
They found Reyes and 19 other men in a clearing of a wooded area beyond the backyard. They also saw roosters kept individually in rows of stalls and a 10-foot-square fighting pit, according to a sheriff's report.
Performance enhancing drugs? Maybe they should be playing baseball.