Director of Tift County Animal Control Honored by Humane Society

Regenia Wells
Posted at 6:07 PM, Jun 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-02 18:07:00-04

TIFTON, Ga. (WTXL)- A Tifton woman is honored today for her role in rescuing more than 140 dogs from dog fighting after a 4 year long investigation in Georgia. 

The Humane Society of the United States presented the 2014 Humane Law Enforcement Awards to 9 people today, including Regenia Wells, the director of Tift County Animal Control for their roles in the case.

Thanks to the efforts of Wells and the others given the award, 7 people were arrested in connection to the "229 Boys Kennel Club Inc." who bred, purchased, sold, and trained American Pitbull terriers for the purpose of dogfight gambling.