Animal Sex Abuse arrest in Herkimer County

(WKTV) - Two men are facing charges related to sexual contact with an animal.

Michael Jones, 35, of Ilion and Reid Fontaine, whose address is not known, are both charged with sexual misconduct.

New York State Police in Herkimer said that a local farmer set up a video surveillance in his barn, because his cows were behaving anxiously and were not producing normally.

Police said the video showed that the cows were being sexually abused.

An investigation found that Jones agreed to videotape Fontaine as he attempted to have sexual contact with several cows.

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