Today's Paper Obits Latest News Local News Photo Galleries Sports Newsletters Viewpoints Lifestyle Weather Jobs
ADVERTISEMENT
story.lead_photo.caption Eddie Dean McBride was taken into custody for animal cruelty on Aug. 23 after four pit bull dogs were found suspected of being involved in dogfighting. - Photo by Columbia County Sheriff's Office

In a joint effort between multiple area law enforcement agencies, a Magnolia man has been arrested for animal cruelty due to suspected dogfighting.

Detailed in a recent Magnolia Police Department news release, Eddie Dean McBride, 46, of Magnolia was taken into custody Aug. 23 after the combined agency efforts of MPD, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, 13th Judicial District Drug Task Force, and the U.S. Marshals Service executed a search warrant at 61 Columbia Rd. 288. In the search, four pit bull canines suspected of dogfighting involvement as well as a rifle were seized from the property, according to police.

McBride was charged with cruelty to animals, possession of a firearm by certain persons, and multiple count of methamphetamine delivery.

McBride, as of Tuesday, is currently being held in the Columbia County Detention Center on $150,000 bond.

Sponsor Content

COMMENTS - It looks like you're using Internet Explorer, which isn't compatible with the Democrat-Gazette commenting system. You can join the discussion by using another browser, like Firefox or Google Chrome.
It looks like you're using Microsoft Edge. The Democrat-Gazette commenting system is more compatible with Firefox and Google Chrome.
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT