Drugs

Pot plants, fighting roosters seized in California police raid

Three men were arrested after authorities discovered nearly 2,000 marijuana plants and 200 fighting roosters during a raid in California.

On Friday, Bernardino County sheriff's deputies served a search warrant at a property in El Mirage where they found an outdoor marijuana grow operation with several greenhouses, KABC reported.

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Outdoor growing operations are illegal in the county, officials said.

Authorities said they also found more than 200 roosters training for illegal cockfighting.

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Jesus Lopez, 78, Pedro Tirado, 62, and Alfonso Botello, 22, -- all of El Mirage -- were arrested at the scene.

The three suspects were facing cultivation of marijuana charges. According to KABC, officials plan to seek charges against Lopez related to cockfighting.