The Huffington Post
reports that according to a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police report, local authorities were responding to a complaint from neighbors that a woman was having sex with a dog in her backyard in the full view of everyone. Fox5Vegas
reports that when police officers arrived at 300 block of N. 16th St., near Bonanza Road and Bruce Street, they found 23-year-old Vandereyk completely naked on the ground, engaged in an "unspecified sexual act" with the pit bull.
The Las Vegas Review Journal (LVRJ)
reports that Vandereyk greeted the officers with a casual "Hi," when she saw them and turned her attention once again to the dog, "touching it in a sexual way."
The police officers were of the opinion that Vandereyk was on drugs or was mentally ill.
The officers said she was not able to say her name. She was also not able to answer questions about the current date or the president of the United States.
She reportedly told police, "I'm bipolar," and admitted that she was taking prescription medication. However, she could not tell which drugs she was taking or if she was on the drugs at the time she was arrested.
The police officers gave her a blanket and took her to the Clark County jail. LVRJ
reports she was booked at about 11 a.m.
According to Fox5Vegas
, she was charged with open and gross lewdness, while the dog was taken into the custody of Animal Control.
reports this is not the first time the police have arrested Vandereyk. She was arrested in Utah six months ago for an "unspecified crime."
The Huffington Post
reports that cases of bestiality are unfortunately common.
According to the website, in January, a 24-year-old woman in Delaware was arrested for having sex with a dog and charged with bestiality and second-degree conspiracy. She allegedly engaged in sex act with a dog while her boyfriend photographed.
In November last year, police arrested a woman who reportedly had "vaginal and oral sex with two canines." The 20-year-old woman's boyfriend tipped off the police
According to The Huffington Post
, bestiality is not prohibited in Nevada but the state has a law against "gross and open lewdness,