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Police: Priests caught having sex in car parked in Miami Beach

Arresting officer says car didn't even have tinted windows

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Two men who identified themselves as priests were arrested Monday afternoon after police said they were caught having oral sex in a parked car in South Beach, WPLG reports. 

Diego Berrio, 39, and Edwin Giraldo Cortez, 30, face a charge of lewd and lascivious behavior. Cortez faces an additional charge indecent exposure.


According to the arrest report, an officer on patrol found Berrio and Cortez having sex in a black Volkswagen around 3:30 p.m. The officer noted in the report that the men were in full view of pedestrians because the car's windows were not tinted.

Both men gave their home address as Mission of San Juan Diego in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Berrio is listed as a priest on the Mission of San Juan Diego's website.

The rental car was still parked on Ocean Drive on Tuesday afternoon. Across from the car is a park and a playground.

The car (right) was parked next to a park and playground along Ocean Drive.