Sheriff’s Department: “Please Stop Having Sex In The Park”
After apparently years of incidents, complaints, and arrests, a South Carolina sheriff has issued a statement officially asking people to stop meeting up at a local park for sex.
Hobart Lewis, the sheriff of Greenville County, SC, said the department has received numerous complaints in recent years of people meeting up at Pelham Mill Park. The "assailants" have been meeting up in the parking lot, in the woods, and just plain out in the open at the park.
"Our agency has conducted extra patrols, canvassed the area, and piloted several undercover operations throughout the years," the Sheriff's office said. "While we have made some arrests, the problem has persisted."
Are they just sending people to have sex at the park, and then when they're done, one of them pulls out a badge and says "a-HA! GOTCHA!" What exactly is an undercover investigation set on stopping sex in a park?
“Under no circumstance should a young child or community member who is trying to enjoy a peaceful day at a park have to be exposed to this sort of activity. We are continuing our efforts to patrol the area and to identify those who are blatantly exposing themselves and engaging in illegal sexual activity, but we also need the community’s help with reporting this suspicious behavior," Sheriff Hobart Lewis said.
He went on to ask the people doing it (literally), "I want to speak to the people who are committing these acts and simply let them know, that we are familiar with the apps you use to engage in this activity, we know your intentions, and to STOP."