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Case ID: 854
Classification: Bestiality
Animal: dog (non pit-bull)
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Thursday, Dec 7, 2000

County: Piscataquis

Disposition: Not Charged
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Person of Interest: Philip Buble

A Piscataquis County, Maine Resident ended up in the hospital after "coming out of the closet" about his bestial passion for animals and his life as a zoophile. Philip Buble, 44 years old, was attacked and beaten with a crowbar by his 71 year old father while taking a shower in 1999 and had to be hospitalized due to injuries.

Philip Buble considered himself the the first out-of-the-closet "zoo" as he believed that his sexual preference and sexual abuse of animals was a 'sexual orientation'. He began to boast to neighbors, family, friends, co-workers, and shared his secrets of lust and sexual abuse to animals with others on the internet. According to a published Maine news article he even at one time went on a coast to coast radio show to share his hidden feelings and life as an animal sexual abuser.

His father, Frank Buble, has pleaded guilty to the charges and was sentenced to eight years with the Department of Corrections, with all but nine months suspended, on each of the two counts. He also was placed on probation for six years with special conditions, including making restitution of up to $10,000. He also was ordered to undergo psychological counseling.

Philip Buble requested and was denied permission to have the abused dog (named "Lady") by his side in court as his "wife". He apparently wrote a letter from "Philip and Lady Buble" including his signature and a hand-drawn paw print. Mr Buble wants to attend court to see his father sentenced for trying to kill him because of his relationship with Lady.

Philip Buble told Justice Andrew Mead: "I'd like my significant other to attend by my side if possible as she was present in the house during the attack, though not a witness to it, thank goodness. I've been informed your personal permission is needed given that my wife is not human, being a dog of about 36 pounds weight and very well behaved."

Mr. Buble junior says he does not want his father jailed but says he needs serious therapy.


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