FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Fairfield woman faces 48 counts of animal cruelty charges.

Fairfield police arrested Gloriana Marie Lagnese, 59, Friday on charges related to an animal cruelty investigation at her home on Steep Hill Road.

Gloriana Marie Lagnese (Fairfield Police Department)

All the animals have been removed from Lagnese’s home and are being held pending a court order, according to police.

Lagnese was released after posting a $5,000 court-set bond.

She is scheduled to appear at Bridgeport Superior Court on May 19.