PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) -Informants have come forward saying Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was involved in dogfighting, a prosecutor investigating the case said.
Brown and Surry County Commonwealth's Attorney Gerald G. Poindexter told WAVY-TV of Portsmouth, Va., there is evidence linking Vick to dogfighting, which is a felony in Virginia.
``We have informants,'' Poindexter told the station in an interview Wednesday. ``We have people who are volunteering to make those allegations.''
The case began April 25 when police conducting a drug investigation raided the house Vick owned in rural Surry County and found dozens of dogs. They also found items associated with dog fighting, including a ``pry bar'' used to pry apart a dog's jaws.
No charges have been filed in the case.
Vick, a registered dog breeder, has blamed relatives for taking advantage of his generosity and insisted he's rarely at the house - even though he's the owner. He has since sold the home.
Poindexter also told WAVY-TV that he has not yet executed a search warrant on the property because he didn't like the language of the warrant.

Recent NFL Discussions

mike c. on Tue, Feb 2017 by Michael Cash
uconn / smu college hoops on Sat, Feb 2017 by armyranger
Carolina Wise Guy.....What? on Thu, Feb 2017 by Timmy1961
2017 NFL Draft Props on Fri, Feb 2017 by Blade
Handicapping Week 1 on Fri, Feb 2017 by Blade

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Cowboys could show interest in AP At least one report states that the Cowboys will pursue Adrian Peterson after the Vikings declined his option on Tuesday.
Thumbnail Cousins-to-49ers rumors heating up Are the 49ers the only team that quarterback Kirk Cousins is willing to sign a long-term deal with this offseason?
Thumbnail Broncos could show interest in Romo Will the Broncos at least discuss adding Tony Romo if he were released by the Cowboys?
Thumbnail Vikings noncommittal to AP Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was noncommittal when speaking about Adrian Peterson on Thursday.
Thumbnail Krik Cousins Next Team Prop Odds Which team will Kirk Cousins be playing for in Week 1 of the 2017 NFL regular season?

NFL Team Pages