Christian Nicholas was apprehended after allegedly admitting to filming himself in a husky costume having sexual contact along with his Siberian husky.
The 21-year-old was arrested by Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies on Monday in Oldsmar, Florida, on one rely of aggravated animal cruelty. The investigation into Nichols started when Pinellas County detectives had been knowledgeable that somebody discovered a video and images on-line of a person having sexual contact with a canine, in line with the sheriff’s office.
In the video and images, a person was allegedly seen carrying a black-and-white Husky canine costume. During the alleged sexual acts, detectives informed WTVT that the dwelling Siberian Husky was in misery and tried to run away, however the man hit the canine with a intercourse toy.
“The costumed man is seen in the video using his penis and multiple penis shaped sex toys to have inappropriate sexual contact with a Siberian Husky dog,” the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office stated.
After turning into conscious of the imagery on January 25, detectives used a number of strategies of investigation and tracked the video and images to Nichols. Officers then visited him at his house in Oldsmar. While at his house, Nichols reportedly admitted to the officers that he made the video along with his canine, which he recognized as being named Ember. He additionally allegedly admitted to placing the video on the web.
Christian Nichols was arrested on Monday for allegedly having sexual contact with a Siberian Husky whereas he was wearing a Husky canine costume. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Pinellas County Animal Services responded to the house and eliminated each Ember and one other canine from the 21-year-old’s residence. The sheriff’s workplace didn’t share what breed the second canine was or if Nichols owned each canine or simply Ember.
The Siberian Husky is taken into account to be a well-liked breed by the American Kennel Club, rating 12 out of 193. Part of the working group, canine normally dwell between 12 and 14 years and develop as much as 60 factors for males and 50 kilos for females.
Nichols was booked into Pinellas County Jail on Monday and is being held on a $5,000 bond. Detectives stated that the investigation continues to be ongoing, however shared that it is doubtless extra fees can be filed in opposition to the 21-year-old.
The cost of animal cruelty within the second diploma is punishable by a most high quality of $10,000. If it’s decided that the individual knowingly and deliberately tortured or tormented an animal, they are going to be ordered to pay a compulsory high quality of $2,500 and endure psychological counseling or full an anger administration therapy program. If it’s the individual’s second or extra offense, they are going to be ordered to pay a compulsory high quality of $5,000 and serve at the least six months in jail with out the eligibility for parole or early launch.