DOCUMENT: Animals, Bizarre, Crime

Fire Chief Caught On The Lamb

Arizona man, 52, found with pants down in neighbor's barn

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Fire Chief Caught On The Lamb

MARCH 7--If our mail is any indication, many of you are very interested in the case of the Arizona man who was arrested this weekend after being found in a neighbor's barn with his pants down and a gray lamb at his side.

Leroy Johnson, a deputy chief with the Mesa Fire Department, was nabbed shortly after the neighbor's teenage daughter watched him drag the animal into the family barn Saturday afternoon. When later confronted, the 52-year-old Johnson, who apparently had been drinking, told the neighbor (who has the improbable name of Alan Goats), 'You caught me Alan, I tried to fuck your sheep.'

We'll let you explore all the gory details yourself, via a (too) detailed Maricopa County Sheriff's Office report. Johnson, seen at left in a booking photo, was charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct, and public sexual indecency.

Along with releasing its report on the incident, the sheriff's office provided TSG with evidence photos of the poor lamb--who is pictured here--and the alleged scene of the crime. We'll excuse ourselves now. We have to shower. (8 pages)