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Police Find 13 Neglected Pit Bulls During Search Of Home

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Charles Tate (Chicago Police Department)

Charles Tate (Chicago Police Department)

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(CBS) – Chicago police were executing a search warrant at a South Side home looking for drugs but came across another crime: 13 pit bulls living in filthy cages, caked in urine and feces.

Prosecutors say 34-year-old Charles Tate was keeping the pit bulls, which had no access to water from their cages.

Tate is a known gang member, on probation for previous animal cruelty charges, authorities said.

He’s now facing more animal-related violations and two felony drug charges.

The dogs were taken into the custody of the Animal Control Department.

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