Couple arrested for public sex on Fla. beach in view of 50 people, including kids
(Credit: CBS/WTSP/Pinellas County Jail)
TREASURE ISLAND, Fla. - A young couple was arrested on Monday after allegedly having sex on a beach in Treasure Island, Fla., in the presence of approximately 50 bystanders, including several children.
Erica Huerta, 21, of Tallahassee, and Steven Perry, 22, of Lutz, were each charged with one count of lewd and lascivious exhibition.
According to a police report obtained by CBS affiliate WTSP, Huerta and Perry were both under the influence of alcohol as they participated in fondling and public sex for over thirty minutes.
Police say the twosome were only about 100 feet from a restaurant near the beach while taking part in the sex act. There were also at least five children playing in the sand near the couple.
The two were booked into Pinellas County Jail, with bail set at $10,000 each.