LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say a man was arrested on animal cruelty charges after they found injured dogs and paraphernalia used in dog fighting at his home.

37-year-old Abe Jeffries was arrested Tuesday after police received a tip.  Officers served a search warrant and say they found four dogs with scars that showed they had been fighting.  They also say they found heavy chains that are often used in dog fighting as well as veterinary supplies used to treat injured animals.

A police report says all four dogs were on chains and did not have adequate shelter.  The dogs were confiscated.

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