MUGSHOTS: Pair busted for having sex in Bradenton park

1:15 PM, Mar 5, 2009   |    comments
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Bradenton, FL - Betty Jo Leonardson and John Silvia were arrested for having sex in a public park, not far from a play ground. After receiving a complaint from a female witness, Police confronted the couple in the act.

View the photo gallery of their mugshots here.

Silvia "appeared to be very startled" when the officer arrived. Silvia told Officer Mark Roberts that he "just wanted to (explitive)" and did not know he was "going to get pinched".

Silvia explained, "you do it in a house, I am homeless so I do it out here."

Both Silvia and Leonardson were charged with lewd and lascivious behavior and booked into the Manatee County jail.

A third person, Ricky Osborn, was lying on the ground near Leonardson and Silvia, but was "only watching the arrestees have sex." He filled out a witness statement stating that Ms. Leonardson "wanted him to have sex with her also."

Osborn was not charged with any crime.

To read the original story as seen on The Smoking Gun, click here. WARNING: The Smoking Gun uses explicit language in their article.

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