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Man Charged For Having Sex With Dog

A Cedar Springs man is in jail charged with repeatedly sodomizing a dog.

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charles hortonKENT COUNTY, Mich. – The Cedar Springs man accused of repeatedly having sex with a dog has been sentenced to 5-50 years in prison with 97 days credit.

Charles Ralph Horton pleaded guilty on February 27 to performing sex acts with a Labrador/German Shepherd mix between August and November 2012 in Grand Rapids.

KENT COUNTY, Mich. – The Cedar Springs man accused of repeatedly having sex with a dog pleaded guilty in a Kent County court Wednesday.

Charles Ralph Horton was charged on Dec. 7, 2012, with performing sex acts with a Labrador/German Shepherd mix between August and November 2012 in Grand Rapids.

Horton was charged with the following:

  • Sodomy by sexually delinquent person
  • Criminal sexual conduct-second offense notice
  • Habitual offender-fourth offense notice
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01/10/13

Man Charged For Having Sex With Dog

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — A Cedar Springs man is in jail charged with repeatedly sodomizing a dog.

Charles Ralph Horton faces charges that he performed sex acts with a Labrador/German Shepherd mix between August and November 2012 in Grand Rapids.

Because this is Horton’s fourth offense, he also faces charges of being a habitual offender.

The police report did not say how authorities came to become aware of Horton’s activities or who owned the dog.

A list of Horton’s prior convictions was given to FOX 17 News.

Here’s what it revealed:

  • 1973: guilty of obstructing police and stolen vehicle.
  • 1974: guilty of obstructing judiciary.
  • 1975: guilty of larceny.
  • 1975: guilty of burglary.
  • 1975: guilty of larceny from a motor vehicle.
  • 1976: guilty of burglary.
  • 1983: guilty of burglary.
  • 1986: guilty of burglary.

Then came the sexual assault convictions. In 1990, Horton was found guilty of sexual assault in the second degree (person under 13).

For this incident, Horton was charged on Dec. 7 for felony sexual assault.

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