DOCUMENT: Animals, Crime

Man Charged With Horrid Canine Crimes

Cops: Suspect traded vile videos, sought group sex

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DECEMBER 7--After allegedly distributing a series of bestiality videos in a private group chat, a Florida Man met with an undercover female detective and sought to arrange “group sexual intercourse” with the woman and his dog, according to court records.

Police were monitoring a “social media public chat room” known as “TAMPAK9KNOT” earlier this year when a cop was contacted by someone using the handle “Lover Boy.” In a subsequent private message, the chat room user “sent six bestiality videos” to the undercover.

The suspect, an arrest affidavit alleges, subsequently added the woman to a private group chat on the same social media platform, and he “proceeded to send multiple bestiality videos in a group chat with other members.”

According to investigators, the man--identified as Jeremy Mark Lovera, 33--met last week with the undercover agent at a public park along with “his German Shorthaired Pointer dog named ‘Remi.’” Lovera, cops say, sought to return to his nearby St. Petersburg home and engage in group sex with the undercover and his canine.

Instead, Lovera was arrested on 15 counts of sexual activity involving animals, as well as two other felonies. Each of the 15 charges corresponds to a separate video allegedly provided by Lovera. In some of the clips, cops say, Lovera’s dog is seen engaged in vile acts with Lovera and unidentified women.

Lovera (seen above) was freed from jail last Wednesday evening after posting bond. A judge barred him from having contact “with any animals or any ‘chat rooms.’”

According to his LinkedIn page, Lovera works as a security officer with the Tampa-based Hillsborough County public schools system. State records show that he has a security officer license that expires in March 2025. Lovera also appears to have a statewide firearms license.

Lovera moved to Florida from suburban New York City, where he graduated from Mercy College with a bachelor’s degree in “Legal Studies, General,” his LinkedIn entry notes. In 2019, he paid $241,000 for his St. Petersburg home, which he co-owns with his father, a retired New York Police Department detective who lives elsewhere in Florida. (1 page)