An English court has heard how a man allegedly had intercourse with a Shetland pony.
Alan Barnfield, 44, was discovered “sweating profusely and smelled strongly of horses” when police officers found him.
Police were called to Oak Tree Stables in the village of Loversall, Doncaster after residents saw the man and thought he was attempting to steal the ponies in August 2012.
Sheffield Crown Court heard Mr Barfield was seen attaching something to the neck of one pony while leaving two others in a dark wooded area.
Prosecutor Louise Reevell said: “It is at this time the prosecution say that intercourse took place out of sight in a dark wooded area at the end of the paddock.”
Police found various items on Mr Barfield including electrical cable and cans of deodorant as well as a metal dog chain.
He denies the accusations.
Horse DNA was found on his person as well a bestiality images and videos on his phone.
The trial continues.
An American man whose t-shirt had a logo declaring “I have drugs” has been arrested for possession of drugs.
John Balmer, 50, was spotted in a supermarket in Florida with a top that said: “Who needs drugs? No, seriously, I have drugs”. A sheriff’s deputy saw him try to pass a plastic bag to another customer in the checkout queue.
Mr Balmer was taken into custody after deputies found crystal meth as well as marijuana in his bag.
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