Despite Florida officially outlawing bestiality two years ago, it’s almost like people who want to have sex with animals don’t care what the laws about doing so are. Case in point, a Florida sex offender recently released from prison after 13 years was arrested again on charges he tried to molest his neighbor’s dog.
James Lee Lyons was arrested by detectives from the St. Johns County Sheriff’s office after his neighbor told them he witnessed Lyons taking his dog, only to claim that he just found the dog in the shed, but the neighbor had already checked the shed and was suspicious. According to The St. Augustine Record, an emergency veterinarian who examined the dog “suspected animal abuse and bestiality,” and Lyons was quickly arrested.
Lyons was officially charged with “animal cruelty and sexual activity involving an animal,” and as WTEV reports, the neighbor not only noticed that the dog was acting differently, but that there were “injuries to the dogs [sic] rectum and vulva.”
Lyons was released from prison in 2011, after serving 13 years for attempted sexual battery on a child and sexual act with a child in 1998.
Watch WAWS’ report on the arrest below:
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