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Two La Crosse residents arrested for having sex in car; suspect says cop was 'blocking' him
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Two La Crosse residents arrested for having sex in car; suspect says cop was 'blocking' him

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La Crosse police arrested two people for lewd conduct early Monday after they refused to stop having sex in the backseat of a car when caught by an officer.

The officer heard moaning from a car parked in the 900 block of Adams Street about 3:30 a.m. and found the windows fogged and the vehicle rocking. A woman who lives on the block called police saying the sound woke her, according to the report.

Bailey Puttkemery, 21, and Emily Scott, 20, both of La Crosse, were nude in the backseat and engaged in sex, the report stated. The officer asked the couple to stop, then stood at the back of the vehicle and waited for them to dress.

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When they didn’t emerge from the backseat after five minutes, the officer found the couple resumed sex. The officer opened the door, which Puttkemery tried to shut before telling the officer that he was “blocking” him, according to the report.

“You’re a man. You should understand. It’s Oktoberfest weekend,” Puttkemery told the officer while standing nude outside his car.

Police arrested both for lewd and lascivious behavior, although the district attorney's office has declined to prosecute.

This story was updated on Oct. 3.


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