According to court documents obtained by Newsweek, a woman and her child recorded Schlosser on video during the incident and gave that recording to police. The woman told police Schlosser “looked like he was having sex with the animal,” according to the affidavit. When he saw the woman recording him, he “stopped what he was doing and started walking towards them,” police said.

The 29-year-old utility worker told police that his medication caused him to engage in such activity. Further details about what medication Schlosser may have been referring to were not made available. Schlosser’s step-grandfather, James Hester, told Newsweek: