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.
Animal Welfare Check Results in Criminal Investigation by Fort Erie Detectives
Excerpt from Animal Law Digest: Canada Edition: Issue 37