On Tuesday, officers arrested Juan Derico Rufus and charged him with felony dogfighting.
Rufus was booked into the Lenoir County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond
His arrest was the result of an on-going investigation into a dogfighting ring that was reported on Saturday.
During the initial investigation, Hal Tyler Jr. was arrested and charged with felonious dogfighting.
Police report two dogs were injured during the fight; one received 48 staples to its face and neck.
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