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Byline: Kiran Krishnamurthy
Jul. 19--SURRY -- Local authorities accused of dragging their feet in the probe into alleged dogfighting at Michael Vick's property expressed surprise at the deeds recounted in a federal indictment against the NFL quarterback.
Surry County Commonwealth's Attorney Gerald G. Poindexter and Sheriff Harold D. Brown said yesterday that they were taken aback by the level of detail in the 19-page document, especially the mention of dogs allegedly being killed by hanging, drowning and electrocution.
"That's revealing to me. I didn't know anything about that," Poindexter said.
"That's terrible," Brown said.
Their reaction came even as they sought to show cooperation between local, state and federal authorities.
Poindexter and Brown said they are continuing to investigate. Poindexter said he could yet prosecute different state crimes than those charged in the federal …