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He searched for a shelter for his 40 sick cats. Then, he was arrested

A Homestead man was arrested on animal cruelty charges after showing up at a Marathon animal shelter in February with 40 cats soaked in their own urine and feces and suffering from horrid conditions, the Monroe County State Attorney's Office said. Patrick Franey, 61, was arrested May 23 on 36 counts of animal cruelty and four counts of aggravated cruelty — one for each cat that had to be euthanized for medical ailments.

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Officers respond to a Miami-Dade police involved shootout

The Miami-Dade Police Deparment investigates a crime scene after a robbery suspect received gunshots from an officer at Glorieta Gardens in Opa-locka on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
Sebastian Ballestas


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