18201 John Morris Road, Fort Myers, FL
SAN CARLOS PARK — An undercover sting by the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics/Vice Unit landed two men - including an octogenarian - in jail for lewd acts at San Carlos Bay/Bunche Beach in South Fort Myers.
According to Lee County Sheriff’s reports, following complaints of men participating in acts of lewdness in public at Bunche Beach, 18021 John Morris Road, Fort Myers, the Lee Sheriff's Narcotics/Vice Unit conducted an undercover operation on Friday.
At approximately 10:50 am, reports said an undercover deputy made contact with a white male later identified as 81-year-old Richard Torres. Torres began walking down a boardwalk located off the southern end of the parking lot, which was in open public view.
Reports said that Torres and the undercover deputy engaged in small talk until it was apparent Torres was looking for sexual activity. Torres made several references to the area being private, asked the undercover deputy to perform oral sex on him and then exposed himself.
The undercover deputy gave the predetermined take-down signal and Torres was taken into custody and arrested.
At approximately noon, according to the report, an undercover deputy made contact with a white male later identified as 44-year-old Lothar Remmert in the Bunche Beach parking lot.
After engaging in small talk, reports said it became evident Remmert was looking for sexual activity.
When Remmert exposed himself, reports said the undercover deputy gave the take-down sign and Remmert was arrested.
Remmert, of the 13000 block of Harbor Ridge Drive, Fort Myers, and Torres, of the 5000 block of Winkler Road, Fort Myers, were both charged with engaging/ committing or offering lewdness.