Following animal cruelty arrest, LCSO says animals involved have temporary homes, are being tended to
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Following the seizure of 260 living animals and at least 16 carcasses on a Capitola Road property after an animal cruelty case was concluded Tuesday morning, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office says that all animals involved have temporary homes and are being tended to.
Several farms and organizations are assisting with this housing and care, and LCSO said that many people have reached out to the agency wanting to make donations.
LCSO said the following community partners may be donated to for assistance with this care:
Marion Harmon was arrested Tuesday morning and faces a total of 57 charges, including 34 counts of animal cruelty, seven counts of tormenting, depriving, mutilating or killing animals and 16 counts of unlawful disposal of dead animals. According to court records, Harmon was arrested in 2019 on four counts of animal cruelty. The probable cause affidavit from Harmon’s 2019 arrest says he left dead livestock on other people’s property.
Harmon made his first court appearance at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Leon County.
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