A church leader has been arrested for attempting to have sex with a dog. According to Associated Baptist Press, Jerald Hill, 56, put an ad on Craiglist seeking sex with a dog and another unidentified animal.
Police in Columbia, Missouri, were notified about the ad and began an operation to find the person responsible for soliciting a dog for sex. The police set up a fake page and responded to Hill’s request by offering a dog. Hill agreed to purchase the dog from under cover officers and met them at a park.
When Hill arrived, he was arrested.
Hill was a prominent figure in the Columbia church community. He served as the CEO of Windermere Baptist Conference Center. The center has 100 employees and an annual revenue of $3.1 million.
He was charged with attempting unlawful sex with an animal. He posted a $1,000 bond and has since been released.