PHOENIX — A homeowner and his sister were arrested on November 16 and are now facing 56 animal cruelty-related charges.
Police say they were in the area of 7th Street and Cave Creek Road during an unrelated investigation, searching for people who allegedly stole a vehicle.
Officers looked into the backyard of a home and found multiple dogs chained up. Police say the dogs appeared to be “extremely” malnourished and in “bad living conditions.”
On Friday, Phoenix police released body-camera video of the officers finding the animals.
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A total of eight dogs were removed from the backyard and needed immediate medical attention.
The homeowner, 45-year-old Barry Kee, and his sister, 35-year-old Dandrea Price, were arrested and booked on 56 animal cruelty-related charges each.