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$5000 Reward Sparks Manhunt for Dog Fighter

Alfred Ramirez, a 40-year old, 5'7" Hispanic male, has been on the run since 2008. Contact Crime Stoppers of Houston with any information on his whereabouts.

Crime Stoppers of Houston has offered a $5000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Alfred Ramirez, a known dog fighter.

In October 2008, police went undercover to infiltrate and attend a dog fighting operation in Harris County, Texas. Once inside, the found Ramirez, 40, forcing a dog to fight for money.

Ramirez is a Hispanic male, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Click2Houston is urging anyone with information of his whereabouts to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston:

Anyone with information that can help police find Ramirez is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston in one of four ways:

  • Call 713-222-TIPS (8477)
  • Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637)
  • Submit an online tip
  • Submit a tip via the Houston Crime Stoppers app, which can be downloaded in the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store and the Blackberry App World.

All tipsters can remain anonymous.

Visit Crime Stoppers of Houston here for a list of other fugitives wanted for cruelty to animals.

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52 Comments

52 Comments

  1. Shelley Dodt

    Jan 20, 2014 at 5:53 pm

    What will it take? Putting him in the ring with 5 pitbulls to see dogfighting is wrong

  2. anna parello

    Jan 17, 2014 at 1:26 pm

    What a disgusting so called “human being “!! Heartless and uncaring piece
    crap!!

  3. Debby Jusick

    Oct 26, 2013 at 4:58 am

    What a waste of a good face! Creep!

  4. I Sarah Jane

    Oct 25, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    I dont care what snyone ses.. abuse to the voices is wrong.. and if people cant see that then they must have shit in there eyes eh… and no feelings.. this world needs to lern a big lessen.. and that is man women child and animal kingdom should be safe.. now the twats that just dont penatrat that in there heads have a big problem. . Dog fighting neefs to stop this man should be stoped.. he should have bin srested thete and then .. this world belongs to the lord god almighty. . And he tells us quit plainly take good care of my animals from the wild.. to the mice.. for they belong to me they are mine and he repeats they are mine…

  5. Lori

    Oct 25, 2013 at 2:19 am

    Anyone who mistreats an animal to make themselves feel better is psyco. Dogs (my favorite) really helps me get around. Just saw site where they are finding chunks of cheese and snacks with nails put into them. Watch out in dog parks!

  6. jc

    Oct 24, 2013 at 11:12 am

    I know you said they should have just shot him, I think they should put him in the pit with the dog and let the dog take care of him.

  7. Anony Mouse

    Oct 24, 2013 at 2:15 am

    I’d forego the $5K reward if I could be allowed to use this human pile of excrement for target practice! And if THAT didn’t kill him, I have a few other ideas I could try out on him. Michael Vick is another POS that needs to be used for the same purpose.

  8. maria ferragamo

    Oct 23, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    There is right and there is wrong doing.People who can not have empathy for animals because they are ego manics and believe in human supremacy above understanding that they have no right to inflict suffering for money to unwilling participants need to be told they are inferior and should be wiped off this earth.Then good will prevail at last.Evil manics have no remorse therefore they should just be beaten to a pulp,there is no other justice.We need to protect our children from their screwed up mentality.I believe in the death sentence for them.I believe in human rights but not for dog fighters or rooster fighting freaks.

  9. anke imme

    Oct 23, 2013 at 7:40 am

    Hoffentlich kriegen sie diesen Wichser,und dann soll er in der Hölle verrecken.

  10. Bobbie

    Oct 22, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    They need to make “animal abuse/murder” laws harsher and these killers need to go to jail. Take this guy and pick up Michael vick on the way and leave them in prison.. boycott everything vick touches, Boycott Nike. Vick was voted most HATED athlete ,and stupid Nike signs him again.

  11. Cheri

    Oct 4, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    He probably ran back to mexico were he needs to stay the government needs the nail there asses to the wall when they fight these poor dogs

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    Oct 3, 2013 at 7:01 am

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  13. Donna T

    Oct 2, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    To the person who thinks that dogs and/or roosters fighting is “natural” and nothing is being forced. Just consider the animals choices — they are thrown into a confined pit/area and they can either die a gruesome death or they can fight and try to make it out alive. So…..yea….I’d say that is pretty much “forcing” an animal to fight.

    And lets not forget about the bait dogs who get shredded and mutilated just so the other dogs can have their confidence built up and be in an excited state before the fight.

    Disgusting! I would love to see an eye for an eye for people who fight animals!

  14. dj

    Sep 30, 2013 at 9:55 am

    I AGREE WITH YOU WILL PRATT. STILL THINK WHAT HAPPENDS TO THOSE DOGS SHOULD HAPPEN TO TJE HUMAN MAKE THEM CARRY AROUND ON THERE NECK A 175LB STEAL TOW CHAIN WHILE HANDS AND FEET ARE HANDCUFFEED TO SHOW HOW DOGS CANNOT FREE THEM SELVES THEN HAVE PEOPLE KICK HIM WHILE HES ON THE GROUND TO SHOW WHAT THE DOGS FEELS LIKE WHEN BITTEN. THEN AFTER HIS BEATIMG YOU FEED HIM TOSS HIS ASS OUTSIDE IN THE PURING RAIN CHAIN HIS HANDS IN HANDCUFFS TO A 15 FT SPACE ROOM AMD AND HIM NOT SHOWER BU5 ELIMANATE IM HIS AREA. PPL LIKE TAILAND AND OTHER COUNTRES HAVE HARSHER PUNISHMENT WITHOUT LUXURY SUCH AS HEALTH CARE WORKING IN JAIL EXERCISE EQUIPTMENT BASKETBALL COURTS BEING ABLE TO HAVE A DOG STAY IN THE CELL WITH U AND U TRAIN IT AKA OAWS BEHIND BARS. ETC…… BUT IF YOU LYE THE 2ND TIME tOUGUE GETS CUT OFF ppl are too afraid to do shit that they do here. Maybe the golden rule also needs a golden rule number two treat others the way you wnat to be treated but how u treat others will be how your treated in return.

  15. Janie Hargis

    Sep 29, 2013 at 9:22 pm

    Proverbs 12:10 A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel…
    There is a special place in hell for people like this!

  16. amy anderson

    Sep 29, 2013 at 9:00 pm

    There is a special place in Hell for creatures such as you named Alfred Ramirez. I pray you read these comments and realize You WILL experience THE WRATH of the souls of the innocent dogs you made suffer for your disgusting enjoyment. YOU ARE putrid filth that is truly a waste of space on this beautiful planet our God created. You WILL be tortured, burned, and the darkness that IS pure evil will find YOU ALFRED RAMIREZ… IN HELL. God bless and protect the innocent and the angels who save them.

  17. Brenda

    Sep 29, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    Yeah, why didn’t the cops pick him up when they had him! or track him from that point? or do something. What is going on here.

  18. Stephanie Holt

    Sep 29, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    How do you force a dog to fight? How naïve can one be in our day and time. For those that don’t know how these dogs are trained to fight and the abuse they suffer, get yourself educated before making any further comments. This monsters picture should be put up on every social media network. And when he is found the courts should make an example out of him that the people have spoken and we will not tolerate dog fighting, bird fighting, or any other type of animal abuse for the crazies to enjoy watching.
    For the comment about the children, our hearts and prayers go out to them. The one thing that is different here is that there are organizations and hospitals that see to the needs of the children and the families, do your research. On the other hand, there is only a few organizations with the funds and resources to help the animals.

    • Earl b

      Sep 30, 2013 at 11:38 pm

      Birds have been fighting since before your last name was established. You cant force an animal like a chicken to fight. They do it on their own instinctive will. If it was as easy as “forcing” than any breed could perform or be forced. It’s a specific strain with certain instincts that can not be suppressed. You should educate yourself a little better before making ignorant public statements. People have detatched themselves from the raw unsensored side or nature n have become unable to cope with death and as a result have tried to bend the world around their illusion of the fairy tale that they think life should be. Im not defending dog fighting but i know enough about game roosters to know that its no moral flaw. Bash me if yall want i doubt i will ever revisit here so dont expect a reply. My understanding will not be waved by anyone twisted enough to value an animal more than a person anyways. And your precious HSUS has plenty of donated money but they chose not to support shelters and spend it on more commercials and false statements.

      • Bluecoo

        Oct 2, 2013 at 9:53 am

        Earl, you should really educate yourself a little better before making REALLY ignorant public statements. When fighting game roosters, it’s a SERIOUS moral flaw when humans attach blades to the rooster’s feet to ensure a bloody, gruesome, deadly fight – that’s gone WAY past the “raw side of nature”. There is nothing natural about that. And there’s nothing natural about forcing birds to fight each other in confined areas either. How stupid can you get???
        And “your underst anding will not be waved by anyone … (that) value an animal more than a person”? How about putting value on the fact that this creep broke the law, this is a criminal act, and people are going to prison for it!

        • mike w

          Oct 3, 2013 at 12:30 am

          The Gamecock is a dying breed. If it were not for the cockfighters who have been maintaining their bloodlines for so many years, they would have been extinct long ago. They do not ask for funding from taxes or from people. They take from their own pockets to fund the well being of the most beautiful, and courageous birds in the world. A bird with Ancient Instincts, that cannot be duplicated fully anywhere on earth. They test these birds to make sure the bloodlines, stay strong and true, so their children can have these birds to admire in their life. Here in America we have some of the most highly maintained strains in the whole world. Exhibiting their Ancient Instincts to the fullest. Making it possible for a chicken, to be more than a chicken. They require more care than a dog, cat or even a barnyard chicken. They are required to remain separate from others in many fashions, this making it difficult for Zoo, and Animal rights activist, to effectively take care of them. They have shown in the past they are not willing to spend this time. Rather they would spend it to help this Ancient Warrior on its way out of the world forever, very sad indeed. Where as there are millions of the ancient birds in the country today, with restrictions in this country mounting, there may soon be none at all to be found. Extinct, gone as we know it forever. Yet, we protect mice, and White Owls, and Eagles, and Turtles, and a whole host of other animals. Yet they don’t want you to protect the Game Cock, nor the people who have been maintaining the blood lines for 100’s of years, at no additional cost to anyone. We need protection, so we can protect these birds. We need guaranteed rights, saying we are allowed to breed these birds, under federal law. We need guaranteed land set a side for us to test our Gamecocks on. In nature these birds test themselves, in a more brutal cold fashion, as it is the only way to see who gets to lead the family, the gamest cock taking over the lead of the family. The way the modern world is trying to “protect” them is just not what’s good for them, they are warriors, they fight naturally in the wild. Yet with so many predators they have no chance in the wild. So we take it upon ourselves to care for and protect and feed them. Please I ask of you, to protect us, while we protect them. I challenge you to learn a textbook fact about Gamecocks each day for a week. As you can’t look to the HSUS, and PETA as they misinform people on the subject, to advance there terrorist agenda.

          also i’d like to add that gamefowl are not fought with “blades”, in the US they are fought mostly with gaffs.(they are fought in mexico and Philippines with knifes but gaffs in the US) a gaff looks like a metal spur. it is nearly identical to a natural spur but is smaller in diameter as to not make a big bloody hole. natural spurs are wider at the base and make for a gruesome, bloody, fight. gaffs are made to make the fights quicker and more humane, because cockfighting is a means to allow farmers to pick better brood stock as to improve the breed and save it from extinction. gameness is a means to keep all chickens alive, nearly all wild forms of chickens were originally game, but through mans efforts to breed chickens to lay more, produce more meat etc. they have perverted the fowl, domestic fowl are more prone to disease, infertility, parasites, etc. and most wild fowl like red jungle fowl, sumatra, saipan jungle fowl, etc. are extinct from there natural environment and have lost there gameness in captivity due to bad breeding practices. game fowl are the last remaining truly wild fowl. because of there gameness they still carry high fertility, disease resistance, and parasite resistance (some asil are completely immune to mites). game fowl in a sense are on the same level as the honey bee because of there ability save chickens as whole. if you are against gamefowl you are against a culture, you are against the income it brings to local business, you are against the humane treatment of the fowl, you are against the benefits it brings to all fowl and you are for putting an animals life above a persons.

          • Jacinda

            Jan 15, 2014 at 5:04 pm

            Wow Earl… you seem really interested in fighting birds?? We are interested to know who you are …… FOR A REWARD.

    • angela

      Oct 1, 2013 at 7:12 pm

      I absolutely agree with you Stephanie Holt!!! We are our animals voices!!! There needs to be much tougher laws against abuse to animals of any kind!! And I think the reward is well deserved and needed.

  19. Marc S

    Sep 29, 2013 at 3:01 am

    How does one force a dog to fight.I know about 10 families that have a child with leukemia and are going broke but let’s put that money towards a reward.If someone will only leave a tip for money they’re just as worthless as the dog fighter

    • sarah

      Sep 29, 2013 at 5:41 am

      I agree with you.

    • Cyndee

      Oct 23, 2013 at 4:04 pm

      Some people care about animals – and catching criminals. Dog fighters are dangerous and usually involved in other criminal activities like murder, drugs, etc.

      No one is preventing you from donating money to these 10 families you know…

    • Amy

      Oct 23, 2013 at 10:42 pm

      There are plenty or organizations that help families of children with cancer. Many of us animal advocates are devoting time and money to other causes as well, such as helping those families. These dogs have no one, no voice, and they are being tortured and dying by the thousands every day. You honestly sound pretty ignorant, apathetic, and appear to have the “it’s just a dog mentality”. What about the fact that these people who are torturing and killing dogs are living among society with near families, children, the elderly, and they are criminals without conscience?! And as Cyndee pointed out, they are dangerous criminals, and are involved in other criminal activity 99% of the time.

    • Storm

      Jan 20, 2014 at 2:15 pm

      Are you serious ? How do you force a dog or animal to fight ? How about you GOOGLE dog fighting and then report back to use …..Good God do you live in a cave ?

  20. Lynn Petroski

    Sep 29, 2013 at 1:22 am

    He is a coward…….anyone who uses dogs to fight would have no problem doing something to humans….I so hate people like this hope they find and convict him……

  21. B. Mullings

    Sep 28, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    What a coward, I pray they find which rock your hiding under soon. You deserve more then you’ll ever get in the way of punishment. I hope you get the maximum penalty for your filthy deeds. I’d say he needs to Man Up but I don’t wanna offend any and all the REAL men who are kind to animals. I pray your cell mate is an animal lover and he bends you over against your will. REPEATEDLY!!

    • Rockie Scanlon

      Jan 13, 2014 at 7:36 pm

      Agree 100% with B. Mullings. Let the justice begin in his jail cell with an animal lover!

      • Connie

        Jan 19, 2014 at 6:46 pm

        me too, bend over sweetheart…..

  22. almanull

    Sep 28, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    Shame on you alfred remariz you should have someone throw you into a fighting dog pit !!!!!!!!!!!! u low life 🙁

    • karen

      Sep 29, 2013 at 9:42 am

      I agree your going straight to hell you asshole i hope you suffer

    • Mary

      Jan 15, 2014 at 1:19 pm

      Alfred Ramirez, get a life! You are doomed!

  23. will pratt

    Sep 27, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    Hopefully this reward is for him dead or alive.

    • Terree

      Oct 13, 2013 at 12:05 pm

      hopefully dead….

  24. vismay

    Sep 27, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    please catch the prick , and increase the reward money 🙂

  25. Barbara M cgrew

    Sep 27, 2013 at 11:12 am

    Why didn’t they arrest him When they found him forcing a dog to fight?????

    • Rivka

      Sep 29, 2013 at 7:34 pm

      The reason they did not arrest him at that moment is that they have to build a case which will stand up in court. Just to go in there with an officer seeing just one incident is not going to stand up and will just turn into a she said/he said.

      Remember our government’s criminal justice system is based on innocent until proven guilty.

      • Amy

        Sep 30, 2013 at 2:41 pm

        Thats like saying I only caught you murdering once, I have too catch you multiple times. System is so screwed up!

        • Terree

          Oct 13, 2013 at 12:04 pm

          u got that right…this justice system sucks…

          • Pat

            Jan 16, 2014 at 8:57 am

            Animal cruelty laws suck

      • Karen

        Oct 13, 2013 at 4:57 pm

        Rivka,

        Are you daft? If a pedophile is seen coaxing a kid into his car, is he sent home with a ticket? No. He’s arrested on suspicion of child kidnap. If a man is seen forcing a dog to fight, is he arrested. You bet your ass, he is. People go to and from their jail cell and the courtroom, during their trials, every day!

        • Karen

          Oct 13, 2013 at 4:59 pm

          PS: I’m not the Kare who posts foul language and out of control anger here. That is ANOTHER Karen.

      • Ron

        Oct 22, 2013 at 9:10 pm

        Should have just shot him

        • crazy4pitties

          Oct 23, 2013 at 11:25 am

          I agree with Ron, should have shot him in the head on the spot!!

        • Connie

          Jan 19, 2014 at 7:02 pm

          I agree Ron, just shoot them all and let God sort them out.

      • gary

        Jan 15, 2014 at 2:38 pm

        ARE YOU KIDDING ME_HAVE YOU NOT SAW LATELY HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE BEING RELEASED FROM PRISON FOR BEING UNJUSTLY ACCUSED AND PROSECUTED_DO YOU REALLY LIVE IN A BUBBLE_

    • Sharon C.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 1:17 pm

      It wasn’t just him they were after, remember? They were after others he could lead them to. If you don’t follow them and see where they all lead, you’ll never shut down the rings and their leaders, only pick off the lowest rungs on the ladder. They need to get as close to the top as they can.

      Personally I think they should hang every single one of them.

      • Connie

        Jan 19, 2014 at 7:40 pm

        hanging them is too gentle, hang them by the balls maybe, and that is just getting started of what I would like to do to these barbaric idiots. It’s just like Michael Vick, he should have NEVER been allowed to return to the NFL much less walk with an extremely short sentence and probation. What the hell is wrong with these judges and/or our justice system? Not to go off on a tangent but if I were to pull some of the shit that Lindsay Lohan pulled, you know me the average ‘joe citizen’, I would have been in jail for several years. Give me a break.

    • Amy

      Jan 21, 2014 at 8:47 am

      Because they were under cover had they arrested him right then could have endangered the lives of the the agents undercover and they could have been running a sting as well for other dog fights investigations.

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