Man ends up behind bars after slapping Florida police horse

  • Sarah Elsesser
  • Palm Beach Post
5:27 p.m Monday, Oct. 23, 2017
Casey Martin Waldner. Image from the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

A man found himself behind bars Sunday after he slapped a police horse. 

An officer was patrolling downtown Orlando on his horse, Izzy, when Casey Martin Waldner, 29, of California, came up behind them. Waldner allegedly slapped Izzy’s rear and startled her, WKMG reported. 

Waldner took off on foot, but police was asked to keep a look out for the man. Officer Rine, who saw the incident, spotted Waldner and arrested him, according to WKMG. 

Waldner was charged with injuring a police horse, resisting officer without violence and possession of cocaine.

Read more at WKMG