Suspected Masturbator Busted on United Flight
Self-pleasuring passenger faces obscenity charges
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 25, 2011 12:27 AM CDT
After he was apparently finished, he 'went to the bathroom for a long time," a passenger told investigators.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – A Florida man who apparently became a solo member of the Mile High Club on a United Airlines flight is facing obscenity charges. An 18-year-old woman in the seat next to Kyle Pearce told investigators that she saw him masturbate, according to an FBI affidavit obtained by The Smoking Gun.

"My friend Zach turned to me and said, ‘That man is masturbating’ and in disbelief, I looked and saw his penis and he was," another witness said. "I hit him with my book in the arm, which caused him to stop and leave to the bathroom." Pearce, 25, was arrested when the plane landed in Colorado. He faces a maximum of 90 days in jail and a $5,000 fine if convicted of "obscene and indecent exposure of his person."
 

My Take on This Story
Show results without voting  |  
12%
71%
2%
5%
4%
7%