Instead they managed to locate 10 injured chickens nearby and confiscated 51 spurs that are used by the bird owners to make their roosters more deadly.
Police did file a complaint with the local courts for animal mistreatment, they said. They also said they filed a compliant with the Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal, which has jurisdiction in such matters.
Chicken fighting is a long-time Latin activity. Typically fights are held on Sundays and accompanied by heavy betting and drinking.