Man allows 13-year-old boy to have sex with 14-year-old girl in back seat of his carBy Mason White 10:42 AM August 5, 2015
|Edward Antonio Peterson|
By: Mahesh Sarin
A man was arrested after he allowed 2 young teenagers to have sex in his car.
Edward Antonio Peterson, who is on probation, faces new charges after police said that they found two teenagers making out while Peterson was driving around.
Peterson, 28, of Florida, said that he drives people around for cash because he doesn’t have a job.
Officer Dan Clark of the Ocala Police Department, pulled over Peterson after he was seen driving around aimlessly.
The officer found a 13-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl making out in the back seat.
Clark and several other officers, were looking for five young men who were accused of burglarizing vehicles. Officer arrested two of them. While searching for the remaining three, Clark saw a car circling aimlessly and pulled it over.
Peterson told the officer that the boy and girl were walking and he picked them up. The officers called the parents of the teenagers.
The boy told police that he knew Peterson for a couple of months, and Peterson had picked him up from his home at 1:00 a.m. and drove him to Summerfield, where they picked up the girl.
The teen said that Peterson did not look or participate as they were making out. He added that Peterson also drove them around last week.
Peterson, who is currently on probation for grand theft, said that he did not know it was illegal to drive the teens around.
He was charged with two counts of interference with child custody.