Animal Hoarding Case Charges


… FROM … A LEXINGTON HOME. CHRIS: DESK 2 INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY PLAN TO FILE CHARGES AGAINST THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN THE HOME….IT’S ON SUNDART DRIVE, NEAR ARMSTRONG MILL. LEIGH SEARCY IS LIVE WITH THE LEX 18 BIG STORY AT NOON. WE HAVE LEARNED A FATHER AND DAUGHTER WILL BE FACING MORE THAN 100 CHARGES….. 135 COUNTS OF CARE AND TREATMENT OF ANIMALS. THAT’S A VIOLATION OF THE CITY’S ORDINANCE. LEXINGTON-FAYETTE ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL PLANS TO FILE THE CHARGES LATER TODAY. OFFICERS TELL US THE FATHER WAS CHARGED BACK IN 2011 FOR HOARDING A LOT OF CATS. THEY PAID A $500 FINE AND COURT COSTS THEN. AND OFFICERS ENDED UP HERE AGAIN YESTERDAY…WHERE THEY FOUND 135 CATS LIVING IN DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS. AT THIS POINT …OFFICERS HAVE NOT RELEASED THE PEOPLE’S NAMES… AS,WE,SAID… ANIMAL CONTROL SEIZED ANIMALS AT THIS SAME HOME IN 2011. TIM BROWN ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL 13 ” IT WAS KIND OF THE SAME SITUATION. MULTIPLE CATS INSIDE THE HOME MALNOURISHED SOME OF THEM HAD TO BE REMOVED HE ACTUALLY SURRENDERED SOME OF THEM AS WELL TO BUT IN THIS SITUATION IT WAS JUST A LOT TO HANDLE.” THE LEXINGTON HUMANE SOCIETY NEEDS YOUR HELP. THEY WILL MORE THAN LIKELY HAVE TO MAKE ROOM FOR MANY OF THESE CATS,…. SO THEY’RE ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO ADOPT THE ANIMALS THAT CAN BE TAKEN TODAY TO MAKE SPACE FOR THESE CATS. IF IF THE OWNERS SURRENDER THEM THE HUMANE SOCIETY WILL BE HOUSING ALMOST ALL OF THOSE CATS AT ONCE. WE WILL HAVE MORE ON STORY LATER. TAG DIA: DESK 1 A PLEA FOR HELP .. IS COMING FROM …. A

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