MONROE COUNTY, Ga. — As authorities went to a Monroe County home to serve an arrest warrant, they said they stumbled across signs of dog fighting.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said deputies assisted U.S. Marshals in serving a federal warrant to 43-year-old Kevin Charles, at a home on Garr Road on Feb. 14.

While at the home, a deputy discovered signs of dog fighting and called investigators.

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Authorities said they rescued nine fight dogs and took them all to an animal shelter.

Charles will be charged with dog fighting. Authorities said he has not been arrested on the Monroe County warrant yet, because he is still in federal custody.

This case is still under investigation.

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