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Police arrest man for drugs and animal neglect

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By WRCB Staff

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- Narcotics officers arrested a man on multiple drug and weapons charges.

The Sheriff's office calls the arrest of Cornelius Birt a "high risk."

They say he had loaded guns and crack cocaine in his home on East 32nd Street. Police also found a hand-held radio belonging to Norfolk Southern Railway.

When police went out back ,they found a starving pit bull chained up.

Birt has a laundry list of charges including: assault on an officer, possession of crack cocaine and animal neglect.

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