A Defuniak Springs man is in jail for allegedly trying to sexually abuse his dog.
Authorities with the Walton County Sheriff's Office arrested 54-year-old Eugene Hickman for animal cruelty Saturday morning.
According to the arrest report, Hickman’s grandson found him naked on top of his dog, allegedly trying to have sexual intercourse with the animal.
The report says Hickman admitted he was trying to have sex with his dog to deputies. The report also says family members claim this is not the first time someone has witnessed Hickman trying to do this.
Hickman was booked into the Walton County jail and is charged with one county of animal cruelty, a third-degree felony.