Deputies arrest man on dog fighting charge after finding video

Mark White (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)
Mark White (Source: St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office)

ST. JOSEPH, LA (WAFB) - A man suspected of dog fighting was arrested Wednesday evening.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office said Mark White, 30, of St. Joseph, is charged with dog fighting, cruelty to animals and contributing to the delinquency of juveniles.

Deputies said video of a dog fight was found during a narcotics investigation. Detectives identified one of the people in the video as White. They added the video also showed children were present at the dog fight.

After getting a warrant for his arrest, investigators said they found White at home.

He was booked into the parish jail on the above charges. No bond was set.

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