A former kennel proprietor was indicted in Virginia this week on a number of counts of bestiality and animal cruelty, in response to stories.
The costs embrace an allegation that Richard Patterson, 48, and his spouse, Christina Patterson, 42, each of Suffolk, had the entrance toenails of a male canine eliminated so they may extra simply have intercourse with the animal, in response to court docket paperwork.
When federal brokers searched the couple’s dwelling in July 2017, they discovered movies of the couple engaged in intercourse acts with the canine, the Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reported.
The movies reportedly confirmed the couple of their master suite with a Doberman pinscher named Demon.
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Christina Patterson was indicted in October on associated costs, the report mentioned. She is scheduled to face trial starting March 1.
After the allegations have been initially publicized in 2017, Christina Patterson started fearing for her security, the newspaper reported.
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“She has acquired loss of life threats and threats in opposition to her youngsters,” her lawyer, Nicholas Renninger, mentioned on the time. “Some actual unseemly stuff.”
Court docket paperwork mentioned the investigation started when federal brokers suspected Richard Patterson was shopping for and promoting firearms regardless of a previous felony conviction, the Suffolk Information-Herald reported.
In Might he pleaded responsible to at least one depend every of unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and obstruction of justice, the Virginian-Pilot reported. For these offenses he acquired a sentence of eight years and 4 months in jail.
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In the meantime, the spouse was additionally accused of trying to switch possession of the couple’s kennel enterprise after her husband was arrested on gun costs.
Federal brokers argued that it was a part of an effort to assist her husband beat the weapons costs, partially by invalidating a search warrant for his or her dwelling, however Christina Patterson mentioned the couple was simply making an attempt to separate the enterprise from unhealthy publicity surrounding her husband’s arrest. She finally pleaded responsible to obstruction of justice, the newspaper reported.
The couple had owned and operated Imperial Okay-9 LLC, in response to the report.