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NEWORLEANS-- Police arrested a man in Little Woods in eastern New Orleans early Thursday morning, seizing several pounds of marijuana and possibly breaking up a dog-fighting ring.

Milton Campbell's home in the 7800 block of Star Street was raided by New Orleans police officers and officials from LA/SPCA around 8 a.m, finding several pounds of marijuana and five confined pit bulls, police said.

'Undercover detectives arranged a drug deal with Campbell at an earlier date, and later obtained a search warrant of his home,' said a statement from police. 'Officers executed the warrant and learned Campbell was possibly operating an illegal dog fighting ring. SPCA investigators removed five chained Pit Bull Terriers from the home in addition detectives recovered 8 pounds of Marijuana, narcotics packaging materials and $ 4,618 in cash was also seized from the home.'

Campbell was booked with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, relative to keeping confined dogs and dog fighting.

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