Tampa, Fla. (ABC) -- A Florida man is behind bars, accused of animal cruelty and taking part in sexual activity involving animals.
ABC affiliate WFTS in Tampa reports that neighbors flagged down police Monday, after they saw 57-year-old Bernard Marsonek performing a sex act with a pit pull. When police arrived, they found a small crowd of neighbors who had tried to get Marsonek to stop. They told police Marsonek ignored them.
Police tried to speak with Marsonek in his home, but say he refused to cooperate. During their search, the recovered a gun and ammunition, which added additional charges, since Marsonek is a convicted felon.
Animal control officials took custody of eight large pit bulls from Marsonek's property.