Man arrested for pit bull mistreatment

May 14, 2008 8:47:28 PM PDT
A Sauk Village man is facing more than 40 counts of cruel treatment and neglect of animals.Harry Starks Jr. is accused of tying 15 pit bull terriers on chains in a field with no food or water within reach.

Lynwood police say the dogs appear healthy. But they also say they found a booklet on dog fighting on the property.

The dogs have been taken to shelters.