S. Idaho Man Pleads Guilty in Cockfighting Case
GOODING, Idaho (AP) — A south-central Idaho man accused of organizing a cockfight earlier this year has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of exhibition of cockfights.
The Times News reports that 44-year-old Jose Rosario Miramontes-Tostado of Gooding pleaded guilty last week in 5th District Court.
Court records say he received a sentence of 83 days already served in jail plus $257 in fines and fees.
Miramontes-Tostado initially faced a felony charge after authorities detained 150 people and seized 80 roosters in March at a Gooding farm.
The roosters were euthanized.
Gooding County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Pember says he plans to file charges against others who were at the fight.