HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - Police have arrested a man after dozens of animals were found in inhumane conditions inside of a U-Haul truck in Hollywood.

Hollywood Police took 47-year-old Marlon Flores into custody on Saturday after four dogs and 24 cats were found caged inside the truck.

He appeared before a Broward County judge, in bond court, Monday morning.

Officers originally responded to a call about dogs being locked inside of the U-Haul located on the 6000 block of Tyler Street when they ended up finding the 28 animals covered in urine and feces.

Neighbor Marcelina Godinez said she first saw the truck on her street Friday and thought someone was moving.

However, when her husband spotted a dog inside the truck through a partially-opened door, they knew something was not right and called authorities.

“When the police came and opened the whole thing, it was full of cats and dogs, and it was like two in each cage,” Godinez said. “The guy said he was rescuing the dogs from the street, but I don’t think so.”

Police said many of the animals were caked in urine and feces and had no access to food or water.

“I felt bad. I prefer them being in animal shelter,” Godinez said. “At least they feed them there but having them in there was horrible.”

Flores faces 87 animal cruelty related charges.

He was granted a $32,625 bond and remains behind bars.

“Even though the bonds may be high,” prosecutors said in court, “that’s simply related to the sheer number of animals involved, and each of the animals was suffering individually.”

Animal control has since responded and recovered the animals.

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