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Gilmer Man Charged with Dogfighting

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A Gilmer County, Georgia man faces charges in connection with an alleged dog fighting operation.

Law enforcement officers say Gerald Holcumb has been a central figure on the dog fighting circuit since 1966.

Holcumb is charged with felony dogfighting, being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of marijuana.

Officers seized 11 dogs, some with scars consistent with fighting.

Information was first provided to the Humane Society of the U-S via its tip line, 877-TIP-H-S-U-S

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