Animal Welfare Check Results in Criminal Investigation by Fort Erie Detectives

Thirty-one-year-old Quinby Leland Zachariah-Diaz has been arrested and charged after a welfare check by the Niagara Regional Police Service in Ontario revealed two dogs being kept in poor conditions inside a locked storage unit. Officers seized the dogs after observing they were unable to move about due to overcrowding in the unit, insufficient food, and an unclean water supply. Zachariah-Diaz has been charged with two counts of willfully causing unnecessary pain/suffering or injury to an animal and two counts of causing damage or injury to animals under the Criminal Code.