Couple arrested for sex in Louisiana courthouse stairwell

Published 3:14 pm Saturday, July 14, 2018

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A couple caught having sex in the stairwell of a Louisiana courthouse is facing obscenity charges.

The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office says 20-year-old Miguel Glorioso, of Alexandria, and 19-year-old Jamie Lee Coutee, of Pineville, were arrested after a courthouse employee investigating a report of a commotion in the stairwell found the couple having sex.

News outlets report the alleged incident happened about 10:20 a.m. Wednesday.

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The couple fled but an employee identified the man as an inmate trusty assigned to a cleaning detail at the courthouse. Glorioso’s trusty status was stripped and he’s been removed from the detail. He’s serving time for drug charges.

The woman was found in Alexandria and arrested. She’s free on $1,500 bond. She also faces a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in August.