Drone Catches Hooker, Elderly Client in the Act
Amanda Zolicoffer pleads guilty to public lewdness
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 28, 2016 3:00 PM CDT
Amanda Zolicoffer   (Oklahoma Department of Corrections)
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(Newser) – A camera-equipped drone has apparently caught a prostitute and her john having sex in the front seat of his truck. It all began in March 2015, when self-proclaimed "video vigilante" Brian Bates saw Douglas Blansett, 76, appear to pick up 27-year-old prostitute Amanda Zolicoffer in Oklahoma City, the Smoking Gun reports. Bates set loose a camera-equipped drone that seemed to capture Blansett and Zolicoffer having sex in the vehicle. After a veteran investigator with the Oklahoma City PD reviewed the footage, he noted in a probable cause affidavit that "Zolicoffer's pants were off and the driver appeared to be having sexual intercourse with Zolicoffer."

"I am familiar with Zolicoffer and her involvement in prostitution related activity," the officer wrote. Now Zolicoffer has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor of public lewdness and was sentenced to one year in state prison, which will run concurrently with longer sentences she was handed last month over a felony charge. The public lewdness case against Blansett, who has another public lewdness case he's fighting involving another prostitute, is still pending. (For the first time, a US drone has delivered a package to a residence.)