Cody Slaughter Was So Honest During His Job Interview That He Admitted to Molesting a Toddler and Having Sex With Animals

Cody Slaughter seems like a pretty honest guy, as he offered up some personal information about his personal history in a job interview last week.

Slaughter may have been a little too honest during his interview with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, as the cops say he admitted to the agency that he'd molested a 2-year-old and had sex with animals on a few occasions.

The Yuma County Sheriff's Office says it got a call from CBP on July 2, relaying information about "possible criminal activity disclosed during a pre-employment screening."

YCSO investigators asked Slaughter -- a 22-year-old Somerton resident -- about the child molestation and animal-sexing things he'd disclosed to CPB.

Sure enough, YCSO says Slaughter "confirmed that his previous statements were true and accurate."

Those statements being that he molested a 2-year-old girl about eight years ago, had "sexual interaction with several species of animals," and had a history of drug use, YCSO says.

YCSO Major Leon Wilmot tells New Times Slaughter's sexual involvement with animals included a horse, a dog, and a pig.

YCSO says a search warrant was served at Slaughter's house on Thursday, and investigators found piece of evidence that "directly link" Slaughter to his statements about bestiality and molesting a kid, but Wilmot says the Sheriff's Office can't drop any more details yet about what was found in the house.

As far as the molestation, Wilmot says Slaughter relayed to investigators that it only happened once, but YCSO's still gathering information on that.

Slaughter was booked into jail on one count of sexual conduct with a minor and three counts of bestiality.

The rest of us feel redeemed for any stupid answers we've given in a job interview.

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