PHOENIX (KDKA) – A Pennsylvania man is facing charges for allegedly traveling across the country with the intent of having sex with a horse.

According to, Michael Crawford, 68, was arrested on suspicious of bestiality in Phoenix after an undercover sting.

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Crawford exchanged emails with a person he believed was a horse owner. During the email exchange, Crawford expressed his desire to engage in sex acts with a horse.

One such act was to have a horse urinate on five shirts, which he would mail back home to Pennsylvania.

The investigation began in October after Crawford posted an ad online.

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On Friday, Crawford flew to Phoenix. After getting off the plane, Crawford was led to a trailer, which contained two horses.

He was then arrested and taken to jail.

Later, Crawford told police he had been engaging in sexual acts with animals since 1970.

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