Arrest Made in Animal Hoarding Case
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at approximately 10:15 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call for service from Lee County Domestic Animal Services in reference to a well-being check at the 6100 block of Higgins Avenue, Fort Myers.
Deputies responded to the residence to check on the homeowner but quickly discovered multiple canines in distress, living in deplorable conditions and appeared to be covered in urine and feces.
A search warrant was authored for the residence and executed by Central District Detectives. Inside the residence, detectives found 28 Maltese dogs living in unsanitary and uninhabitable conditions. The homeowner was also feeding an additional 13 feral cats.
Luuly Quang (DOB 05/22/57) was arrested and charged with 28 counts of F.S.S. 828.12(1) Conservation-Animals Torment, Deprive, Mutilate or Kill and one count of F.S.S. 843.02 Resisting Officer without violence.
The dogs were turned over to Lee County Domestic Animal Services.
Quang was transported to the Lee County Jail.