Alabama couple accused of having sex in police department parking lot

Alabama couple arrested for having sex in police department parking lot

BROOKSIDE, Ala. — An Alabama couple is accused of having sex in a vehicle parked in a police department parking lot, authorities said.

Brookside police Chief Mike Jones said Paula Garner and James Sanders, both of Center Point, were arrested Friday afternoon, WBRC reported.

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The Brookside Police Department reported on its Facebook page, around 3:30 p.m., authorities “observed a couple on the security cameras engaging in sexual activity inside a vehicle” that was parked in the police department’s parking lot.

According to police, when the couple was confronted, they smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, the WBMA reported. A K-9 unit was called to scene, and authorities discovered crystal methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, marijuana, and a firearm, AL.com reported.

The couple was walked from the parking lot to the jail, WBRC reported.

Garner and Sanders were charged with possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, as well as indecent exposure, the website reported. Sanders also was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

The vehicle was impounded, AL.com reported.

Paula Garner and James Sanders were arrested Friday afternoon in a police department parking lot.
Paula Garner and James Sanders were arrested Friday afternoon in a police department parking lot. (Brookside Police Department)