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Woman convicted of sex on beach sentenced to time served

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A woman who was convicted of having sex on a Florida beach will not spend any more time in jail. On Wednesday, a Bradenton judge sentenced 20-year-old Elissa Alvarez to time served. She and 40-year-old Jose Caballero were found guilty May 4 of lewd and lascivious exhibition for having sex in public, including in front of a 3-year-old child. The Bradenton Herald reports that Alvarez accepted the stat-recommended sentence during a hearing scheduled to discuss setting a sentencing date. Defense…

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CBS: BP rig piece washes up on Florida beach?

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From CBS News: A piece of wreckage that appears to be from deep-sea rig that exploded in April in the Gulf of Mexico has washed up on a beach in Florida about 190 miles from the site of the disaster, officials said Saturday. Bay County Sheriff Deputy Ray Maulbeck was working beach patrol Saturday morning when he came upon the stainless steel tank that had some oil oozing from it, along with barnacles and sea growth attached to it. The…

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