Man accused of having sex with horse

Published: Jul. 19, 2011 at 7:37 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 19, 2011 at 8:41 PM CDT
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Nathan Johnson (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Dept.)
Nathan Johnson (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Dept.)

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A McCracken County man faces a charge of animal cruelty after police say he was caught having sex with a horse.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, a witness called police saying she'd seen a man having sex with a horse at Carson Park in the stable area on July 14.  After an investigation, an arrest warrant was issued for Nathan Johnson on Monday, July 18.

Johnson, 28, from southern McCracken County, was arrested Tuesday morning in Paducah.  He was taken to the McCracken County Jail on $500 cash bond.

According to a news release, records indicate Johnson was charged with this same offense in October, 2002, for another similar incident at Carson Park.  He was $232.50, received probation and was ordered to stay away from Carson Park.

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