By: WTSP 10News
January 10, 2019
GULFPORT, Fla. (WTSP) -- A St. Petersburg firefighter was arrested after police say he and a woman were caught having sex near a public park.
Gulfport Police say a witness saw Penny Snoots, 56, giving oral sex to Thomas Lewis, 58, in the middle of the road near Veteran's Park. The witness then saw the two having sex on the hood of a vehicle.
When an officer pulled up to where the two were, the officer reported seeing Snoots walk away from Lewis while pulling up her pants.
Snoots and Lewis were charged with engaging in oral sex and sexual intercourse in a public place or open to the view of others.
St. Petersburg Fire Rescue said Lewis has been with the department for 34 years. He's now on paid leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
Snoots and Lewis have bonded out of jail.