Dog Fighting and Abuse/Neglect Investigation in Eaton County

LANSING, MI – Eaton County Animal Control has been assisting the Ingham County Animal Control in a dog fighting and abuse/neglect investigation.

On July 27, 2017, at about 3:10 p.m., the Eaton County Special Response Team, along with Eaton County Animal Control executed a search warrant on Thackin Drive, which is located in part of the City of Lansing that is in Eaton County.

The search warrant was part of a joint coordinated investigation with several other departments. Eaton County Animal Control took 10 dogs into protective custody. They also seized several items to help support the investigation. No one was at the residence when the search warrant was executed.

Eaton County Animal Control continues to investigate in cooperation with the Ingham County Animal Control Office.