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More guilty pleas in multi-state dog fighting ring

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Montgomery, AL - An Auburn man accused of organizing high-stakes dog fights in Alabama is expected to enter a guilty plea in federal court Wednesday.

Donnie Anderson filed paperwork saying he wants to plead guilty. A federal judge has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday afternoon in Montgomery.

Anderson was indicted in 2013 on charges of organizing fights in Macon and Lee counties where people bet thousands per dog. Federal investigators seized 126 dogs from his property.

Another man charged in the case, Ricky Van Le of Biloxi, MS, has also filed paperwork saying he wants to enter a guilty plea Wednesday. He's accused of participating in a dog fight in Alabama.

Their pleas would bring the number of guilty pleas in the case to nine.

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