An eastern Kanawha County man was arrested after an animal rights group told State Police he was having sex with his beagle-mix, Piglet.
An animal rights group contacted State Police in Quincy with a complaint that a man was having sex with his dog, Sgt. Larry O’Bryan said.
Boggess told Trooper N.M. Manolakos that he had sex with the animal over the summer at his Miami home.
Boggess told troopers he had been drinking and Piglet was in his bed.
He said he had “gentle sexual intercourse” with Piglet, according to the complaint.
“(Boggess) stated that when he had finished having intercourse that he held ‘Piglet’, petted her, and told ‘Piglet’ that he loved her,” Manolakos wrote in the complaint.
Boggess said his girlfriend told him she heard Piglet yelping but that he wasn’t hurting the dog.
Boggess told troopers he thought it was “OK” to have sex with his dog because it was more than 40 pounds and also because Piglet has been spayed, O’Bryan said.
O’Bryan said the dog has been removed from the home.
Kanawha Magistrate Tim Halloran arraigned Boggess and set bond at $5,000 or 10 percent cash. A person paid Boggess’ bond shortly after.