Palm Bay man charged for sex acts with family dog, police say

Published On: Jan 03 2014 12:15:20 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 03 2014 06:08:29 PM EST

Joshua Werbicki


A Palm Bay man was arrested after police say home surveillance video caught him in sexual acts involving his family's dog.

Joshua Werbicki, 22, was charged last week with animal cruelty and sexual acts involving animals.

According to the police report, the family had noticed the German shepherd mix showing signs of physical injury and was fearful when approached by family members, so they installed a video system.

Police said the sexual acts involving the dog were caught on video, leading to Werbicki's arrest his place of employment, Papa John's on Minton Road in West Melbourne.

No other details were released by police.