Men sentenced in dog fighting case

December 10, 2009 3:14:16 PM PST
Two men have been sentenced in connection with a dog fighting operation in three west suburban homes. A day care center was based in one of those homes.Martez Anderson, 38, and Lance Webb, 27, of Maywood, pleaded guilty to felony dog fighting charges. Anderson was sentenced to two years in jail. Webb received 18 months.

In September Cook County sheriff's police rescued nine dogs from three homes. Some of the dogs were badly injured.

The day care operator was not charged in the crime- but the license was revoked.

A third defendant in the case is awaiting trial.