Jury acquits man accused in Stoddard County dogfighting ring

By Heartland News
STODDARD COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - One of three men accused in a Stoddard County dogfighting ring has been acquitted.
A jury found Curtis Pickering of South Fulton not guilty on three counts of dogfighting.
Pickering was arrested during a 2007 raid at a farm near Dudley.
Jamie Sifford pleaded guilty to smilar charges last summer.  Jessey Short goes to trial in March.