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Virginia Man Convicted of Dog Fighting in St. Mary’s County

State’s Attorney Richard D. Fritz announces that on July 7, 2022, Damien Terrell Wilson, Damien Terrell Wilson, 49, of Woodbridge, VA, was convicted of five felony counts of Dog Fighting, and fourteen misdemeanor counts related to dog fighting activities. The State’s Attorney’s Office filed these charges after ten Pit Bulls and one Rottweiler were rescued from a deplorable makeshift dog camp in Chaptico. The dogs were kept in an isolated area, difficult to reach that Wilson accessed several times per week in a clandestine manner. The dogs were found in various states of health due to being different ages and at various stages of training. Five were assessed to have significant scarring, which is professionally required to have 10 or more scars. Not only were the animals rescued, but items used in dogfighting were seized so they may not be used again by him or others for use in dogfighting or training activities. Wilson is facing a possible sentence of 18 years, 6 months. His attorney requested a Pre-Sentence Investigation. He will be sentenced when the investigation is complete. Mr. Fritz would like to thank Assistant State’s Attorney Laura Caspar for the successful prosecution of this case. Mr. Fritz would […]

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