Police: Man Charged With Having Sex With Horse

A South Carolina man has been arrested for having sex with a horse after police say the animal's owner caught him on surveillance camera.

Police say this isn't the first time 50-year-old Rodell Vereen has been charged with buggery -- last year he pleaded guilty to having sex with the same horse and was placed on the state's sex offender list.

Police arrested Vereen on Monday, when he returned to the stable 20 miles northeast of Myrtle Beach where owner Barbara Kenley says a camera caught him having sex with her horse earlier this month. This time she was waiting for him with a shotgun and says she thought about shooting him but didn't want to go to prison.

Vereen is in jail. His brother says he has mental problems and may not have been taking his medicine.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by cracking up on Aug 7, 2009 at 07:13 AM
    horseman Aug 5, 6:39pm, I am cracking up. I have this vision of 50 people playing the whisper game with 2 cans tied to a very long piece of string. How in the world did it turn into a NC policeman who has been on the force for 50 years? I am seriously cracking up. One blight Latonya, that is some made up name right and you really can spell but are playing the idiot, true?
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Aug 6, 2009 at 05:52 AM
    I bet Mary Viola is a obama voter, sure sounds like one to me.
  • by Conrad Loell Location: Plymouth on Aug 6, 2009 at 04:49 AM
    I agree with "Horseman" ... what a shame that a 50-year North Carolina career policeman was busted for buggery with a beast.
  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Aug 5, 2009 at 05:53 PM
    Enough of this story WINT lets move on to some real news now from around the world. Like having man has sex with his house pets. Lets more perverted?
  • by horseman Location: the ranch on Aug 5, 2009 at 03:39 PM
    you dumb as* idiots nobody said he was a police officer or that it happened in NC he was not on the force for 50 years that was his age I guess you did not do good in school.
  • by no name Location: where you are on Aug 5, 2009 at 03:25 PM
    Can you all read, after Police there is : a police officer was not charged!!!!!
  • by Jimbo Location: Farmville on Aug 5, 2009 at 10:34 AM
    1. It din't say the guy was in law enforcement 2. It didn't say it happened in NC.
  • by Ken Swanson Location: Greenville on Aug 4, 2009 at 11:37 AM
    Yes, it is terrible to think that a law enforcement officer would stoop to the level of this behavior. He should be ashamed and kicked off his police force!
  • by Jackson Location: Deep Run on Aug 4, 2009 at 11:30 AM
    Was the horse male or female? Could he be bad on all accounts. Homosexual and Beastiality(sp).
  • by Mary Voliva Location: Creswell on Aug 4, 2009 at 05:43 AM
    I think it's just TERRIBLE that this NC policeman has been caught doing such a thing. After 50 years on the force, Officer Verdeen should know better than that. Besides, aren't there laws against that in North Carolina?
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