LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The Lee County Sheriff's Office held a press conference Monday afternoon regarding an arrest.
Sheriff Carmine Marceno announced the arrest of 18-year-old Oscar Lee Thompson in connection to an animal abuse case in February.
Thompson remains in jail and is charged with Conservation-Animals (Torture & Inflicting Pain, Serious Physical Injury or Death).
The Sheriff credits an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip and "old fashioned" sheriffs work.
Thompson was due in court at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, and his trial has been set for June 24th.
UPDATE: Thompson was released on $5,000 bond overnight