March 05, 2009
Bradenton Woman And Homeless Man Nabbed For Having Sex In Public Park - A Short Distance From Playing Children
Bradenton, Florida (The Weekly Vice) -- Betty Jo Leonardson, 39, and John Silvia, 59, were arrested Wednesday after a passing jogger spotted the pair having sex at a park where children were playing.
According to Bradenton police, officers responded to a complaint from an evening jogger who witnessed a couple having intercourse at Rossi Waterfront Park in Bradenton. The witness told police that the couple was having sex while children played just 150 away.
The witness lead police to the couple, were were still engaged in sexual intercourse.
"I observed Mr. Silvia lying on top of Ms. Leonardson also with his pants pulled down to his ankles. I was able to see Mr. Silvia's buttocks moving back and forth."
When questioned about the incident, Silvia told the officer "I just wanted to [expletive], I didn't know I was going to get pinched," according to the arrest report. "You do it in a house, I am homeless so I do it out here."
Leonardson and Silvia were booked into the Manatee County Jail on a charge of lewd and lascivious behavior. Bond was set at $250 for Leonardson and $150 for Silvia.
A third person at the scene, Ricky Osborn, was found laying beside the couple, watching. He filled out a witness report after telling the officer that the woman "wanted him to have sex with her also."
The Weekly Vice
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