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Florida Man Accused Of Child Porn Possession, Sex With Dogs

Sometimes child porn addiction can lead a person to develop a liking toward other types of forbidden sex, such as sex with animals. This was recently the case in Florida, when a man caught with 1,700 images of child pornography in his possession was also accused of having sexual contact with his dogs.

The 27-year-old man from Tamarac was arrested on February 17 after a tip from Google led to an investigation. In August, Google informed the Internet Crimes Against Children task force that the man was downloading child porn photos and videos. Investigators followed up on the tip and found photos and videos in the man’s cloud storage account. Two videos showed two of the man’s dogs licking him in a sexual manner.

Detectives questioned the man and he admitted to downloading more than 1,700 images and videos depicting child porn. He also admitted to having sexual contact with two of his eight dogs.

The man is facing multiple criminal charges, including 10 counts of child pornography possession, one charge of using a computer to compile child pornography and two charges of sexual contact with animals. He is currently in Broward County Jail with bail set at $825,200. The man’s eight dogs have since been put in custody with his grandparents.

Sexual Contact With Animals

Having sexual contact with animals is called bestiality. While the man in this case did not appear to have sexual intercourse, he did have some form of sexual contact with his dogs (sexual licking), which would still be considered bestiality to some degree.

While most people think of it as gross, immoral and indecent (and rightfully so), many engage in sexual contact with animals, whether it is their own pets, a farm animal or maybe even a wild animal. What may be even more shocking is that bestiality is legal in some countries and even some states. Texas, Nevada, New Jersey, Kentucky, Wyoming, West Virginia, New Hampshire and New Mexico are just some of the states where having sex with an animal is not punishable under the law.

Bestiality is more common than you think. It is believed that 8% of men and more than 3% of women have had sex with an animal. Dogs and horses are the animals that people are most likely to have sexual contact with, although cows, donkeys, sheep and cats are other animals that people favor.

Beastiality is an atypical sexual preference. However, the internet has brought together those who have sex with animals, who are also known as zoophiles. There are tens of thousands of members in online bestiality forums.

Contact a Legal Professional for Help

Sometimes porn and bestiality are connected. While child porn possession is illegal in the United States, there is no federal law prohibiting it. However, it can still be charged as a felony crime.

Protect yourself from child porn offenses with help from Florida child pornography lawyer Gilbert A. Schaffnit. We can provide a solid defense thanks to our many years of experience. Fill out the online form or call (352) 505-1799 or to schedule a free consultation.

Resources:

news24.com/health24/sex/sexual-diversity/bestiality-is-much-much-more-common-than-you-think-20150218

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