May 2017

Pensioner jailed after encouraging girlfriend to have sex with three dogs

A man who encouraged his girlfriend to have sex with a number of dogs has been jailed for downloading child abuse images.

Carol Bowditch was spared jail for having sex with them at a ‘bestiality party’ after she told the court that she didn’t know it was illegal.

However, David Galloway, 65, admitted aiding and abetting the 64-year-old to have sex with Oscar the St Bernard, Badger the black Labrador and Rocky the Alsatian.

She had sex with each dog at different parties, Lincoln Crown Court heard.

The 64-year-old regularly attended the events, in which owners would attend to watch women have sex with their pets.

Galloway’s sentence was deferred until yesterday after he was caught with 12,000 indecent images of children and 191 pictures of Bowditch having sex with the dogs.

Their depraved acts were discovered when military police began an investigation into a member of the RAF in Lincolnshire.

They found that people at the bestiality parties would then post details of what they had done on internet forums.

The men would also have sex with the women after the women had finished with the dogs.

When Bowditch’s home was searched police found a DVD and a USB stick containing film of her with the animals.

Prosecutor Victorio Rose said: ‘Galloway accepted he aided and abetted his partner. He said it occurred after they watched some doggy porn on the internet and he asked her if she would give it a go.’

At a previous hearing, Miss Rose told the court: ‘When the DVD was analysed it was found to contain extreme images. Those images portrayed persons committing penetrative sexual acts with dogs.

‘Included was an eight minute and 59 seconds video of Mrs Bowditch engaging in vaginal and oral sex with a St Bernard dog named Oscar.

‘When the defendant was interviewed she admitted she had penetrative sex with dogs. She accepted it had taken place over several years. She was unaware it was illegal.’

Officers found at least eight photographs of Bowditch having sex with dogs and more than 30 moving images.

Bowditch, from Evedon in Lincolnshire, admitted having sexual intercourse with an animal between 13 November 2011 and 25 November 2014.

She also admitted possession of 37 extreme pornographic images on 21 March 2016.

The 64-year-old was handed a community order with 12 months supervision and a 16 week night-time curfew.

Galloway pleaded guilty to making 12,332 indecent images of children, distributing 1,863 indecent images of children, possessing 191 extreme images and 29 prohibited images.

He was jailed for 12 months and ordered to sign the Sex Offenders’ Register for 10 years.

Judge Michael HEath told him: ‘It is beyond me to understand how you having a female partner stood by, and to go further aided and abetted your parther to have sex with three dogs.

‘But that wasn’t the end of it. You also downloaded indecent images of children.’