‘Finney’s excuse is a bit foggy here.
She had been drugged with something slipped into her drink, was
unaware she engaged in sex with a dog? Or the tape was doctored
to create a fake bestiality movie?’
Ohio woman with a paw print tattooed on her chest claims her
drink was spiked ‘after she was seen in a video having sex with
Amber Finney, 33, has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge
of having sex with a dog
Alleged videotaped encounter took place on New Year’s Day
A January arrest warrant was filled Finney was arrested on a
warrant on Sunday
Finney, aka ‘HoodPrincess’, told police the recording was a
fake and that she had been drugged with something slipped into
Finney was charged under Warren, Ohio’s, bestiality law that was
enacted last year , that classified sex with animals as a first-
Faces up to 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine
Amber Finney of Warren, Ohio became the first person charged
under a law in Warren banning bestiality in Trumbull County. 33-
year-old Finney pled not guilty Monday in Warren Municipal Court
to charges accusing her of engaging in sexual conduct with
Finney was in court for a misdemeanor charge of having sex with
a dog that police say was recorded on video and then shared on
A warrant for Finney’s arrest had been issued in January, after
police learned about the bestiality video featuring the Warren
Eventually, the defendant was arrested Sunday, when workers at a
Walgreen’s pharmacy recognized her as the woman from a news
report wanted for ‘getting into trouble with animals’ and called
Finney, a documented animal lover who owns several pets is
suspected of performing sexual acts on a dog on New Year’s Day.
Pictured above is one of Finney’s pit bulls. It’s unclear if the
dog in the video was her pet
At around 9pm on Sunday, officers went to Finney’s home at 1125
Ward Street Northwest and found her hiding in the basement and
According to a report by WKBN-TV, Finney told police the
recording was a fake and that she had been drugged with
something slipped into her drink.
Investigators believe the video was genuine and that Finney’s
sexual encounter with the dog took place on New Year’s Day,
Finney told police the recording was a fake and that she had
been drugged with something slipped into her drink. She said
the video was cropped or doctored to make it appear the incident
Police first learned about the incident on January 24 when they
began receiving complaints from Internet users claiming to have
seen the video that featured Finney allegedly performing sex
acts on a dog.
According to a criminal complaint, Finney ‘did knowingly engage
in sexual conduct with an animal, or knowingly possess, sell or
purchase and animal with the intent that it be subjected to
Finney, who goes by the moniker ‘HoodPrincess’ on Facebook, has
owned multiple pets over the years, including a pit bull mix
named ‘Biggie’ and a black-and-white cat.
Police have not said whether the dog seen in the sex video was
one of Finney’s animals.
Amber Finney is being held without bond in the Trumbull County
Jail, is due back in court April 20.
Tribune Chronicle reports that Warren which is located 55 miles
east of Cleveland, last year became the first Ohio city enact a
bestiality law that classified sex with animals as a first-
degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 180 days in jail and a
The law was passed in the wake of widely publicized case in
which a 61-year-old Salvador Rendon was caught repeatedly having
sex with his daughter’s two boxers.
Salvador Rendon was charged with animal cruelty during his
arraignment in municipal court in April of 2016. The 61-year-old
Warren man had sex with a male boxer and a female boxer at least
10 times over a period of past six years.
The tip off to the acts came from Rendon’s wife, who reported
him after allegedly catching him in the act several times.
Warren County at the time, had no law against bestiality.
Rendon was convicted of animal cruelty and sentenced to thirty
days in jail.
A similar but less severe state law took effect last month.