Houma couple booked for having sex in library, local businesses

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Booking photos courtesy Houma Police Department

HOUMA, La. — A Houma couple was arrested Thursday for reportedly having sex in a Houma public library and businesses in Terrebonne Parish.

The couple — 33-year-old Elizabeth Jernigan and 35-year-old Rex A. Jernigan — are also accused of recording the sexual acts and uploading them to a pornography website.

The Jernigans reportedly have been doing this for the past few months. Police say they have several recordings of the sexual acts.

Both were arrested and booked on six counts of obscenity.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tips can also be submitted using the P3 Tips app on your mobile device. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.

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