Saturday, January 09, 2016

Man charged with stealing animals then offering to return them in exchange for sex

A man from Monticello in Wayne County, Kentucky, was arrested after police say he told a theft victim he would return his stolen property in exchange for sex.

According to the arrest warrant deputies served on Rodney Brown, 25, the crime started with the theft of 25 roosters, a goat, some rooster pens, and some other equipment used to keep those roosters. Police say Brown took them from the victim's home on December 21.

They arrested him on Monday and charged him with theft by unlawful taking. Brown's arrest warrant says after he stole those animals and items he contacted the victim. The citation says Brown "offered to give the items back if he would consent to sex with him."

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The warrant says a deputy saw those texts on the victim's phone. It also says Brown threatened to beat the victim if he reported the theft. The victim called police and they charged Brown with promoting prostitution and third degree terroristic threatening. Brown was bonded out on Tuesday afternoon. One of the conditions of his bond is that he not have any contact with the alleged victim.

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