Second arrest made in connection with staged burglary at Miami-Dade animal sanctuary

A second arrest has been made in connection with a staged burglary at a southwest Miami-Dade County animal sanctuary, authorities said.

Armando Mendez, 39, surrendered to authorities Wednesday and faces charges of filing a false police report and giving false information to authorities.

Police said Mendez's partner, Josue Santiago, 41, was arrested the previous day on the same charges. 

According to an arrest report,  Mendez and Santiago filed a police report Sunday claiming that exotic animals...


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