DOCUMENT: Sex, Crime

Couple Busted For Explicit Oral Encounter

X-rated public frolic in park ends with handcuffs

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Lewd Attraction

MARCH 21--Along with the drunken collegians rampaging across Florida this weekend, a couple in their forties allegedly engaged in an illicit spring break encounter that ended with their arrest for lewd behavior in public, records show.

According to police, Grant Mulder, 48, and Lauren Baugh, 41, were spotted Saturday afternoon around 1:45 PM trysting in Largo Central Park in Largo, a city in the Tampa Bay area. The couple, cops say, were spotted near a veterans memorial inside the 70-acre park (seen below).

As detailed in one arrest affidavit, a Largo Police Department officer witnessed Baugh “lying on her back with her legs spread apart and her vulva exposed as her boyfriend and co-defendant performed cunnilingus on her.”

For those unfamiliar with the term, Officer Lawrence Trinka noted in a second affidavit that cunnilingus was “better known as the union of the mouth with the vulva.”

Mulder and Baugh, the patrolman reported, were visible to park patrons as well as pedestrians and motorists passing by on a “highly trafficked roadway” adjacent to the park. The affidavits state that there was an “indication of alcohol influence” with regard to both defendants.

Pictured above, Mulder, who is known as “Buddha,” and Baugh were arrested and booked into the county lockup on misdemeanor counts. Mulder was charged with lewd and lascivious behavior, while Baugh is facing an exposure of sexual organs rap.

Baugh bonded out of jail early this morning after posting $150 bond. Mulder today entered a no contest plea and was adjudicated guilty by a judge who fined him $600 (but deferred payment for 90 days).

According to court records, Baugh has previously been convicted of burglary, theft, trespassing, and possession of an open container. Mulder has an extensive rap sheet that includes convictions for aggravated assault; grand theft; battery; disorderly intoxication; marijuana possession; burglary; and multiple DUI counts. Mulder has served four separate state prison terms, including a five-year stretch that ended in December 2019.

In the most recent entry on his Facebook page, posted March 14, Mulder wrote, “Spring break at the beach.” (2 pages)