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Oahu man charged in connection with Honokaa cockfighting event


A 30-year-old Mililani man was charged for his involvement in a cockfight event in Honokaʻa over the weekend.

Lylle Martinez Salcedo of Mililani, Oahu was arrested after vice officers conducted a search of his rental vehicle and recovered two injured chickens. Officers also seized nearly $8,000 cash from Salcedo which will be recovered for forfeiture.

Just after 10:50 a.m. on Saturday, (March 30), officers from the Area I Vice Section executed a search warrant at the event on a remote location off of Highway 240 in Honokaʻa.

Salcedo was subsequently charged with two counts of second-degree cruelty to animals and was released on his own recognizance.

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