DOCUMENT: Animals, Crime

Florida Man Busted For Puppy Assault

Perv allegedly told cops, 'It's my dog...what's the problem?'

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Florida Man Busted For Puppy Assault

JUNE 21--The adorable mixed-breed puppy pictured here looks pretty good considering what the poor animal's just been through.

According to the Martin County Sheriff's Office, a witness Monday observed a man 'lying on his back' with a white dog on top of him in a wooded area in Stuart, Florida.

In this troubling (and very graphic) arrest affidavit, a sheriff's deputy--who responded to an animal in distress call--describes Enrique Garcia's infliction of pain upon a petrified pooch.

When approached during the assault, the 31-year-old degenerate stated, 'It's my dog,' and asked, 'What's the problem?' Garcia, pictured in the mug shot at left, was charged with sexual bestiality and animal cruelty.

His 28-pound victim, who is about four months old, was examined by a veterinarian and found to be in good condition. The puppy is now in the custody of the Humane Society and will be placed in foster care, according to a sheriff's spokesperson. (2 pages)