October 21, 2020

Mississippi suspect sought on dog-fighting charges

A north Mississippi is wanted in connection with a large, interstate dog-fighting ring, a Memphis TV station reported Monday.

Fox 13 in Memphis reported that Panola County Sheriff’s Office deputies were searching for Scottie Durell Draper, who owns the property that featured a massive ring and at which the authorities seized badly injuries dogs.

Law enforcement officials told the TV station that Draper was wanted for felony dog-fighting charges.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call the Panola County Sheriff’s Office at 662-563-6230.