Back in October we told you about a mysterious manatee molester who apparently jumped on top of a manatee and dry humped it or something and then vanished. Turns out, she rode the manatee in question, much like a person would ride a horse, and was photographed by many eye-witnesses who were both a tad peeved and mildly disturbed at the spectacle.
A day later, the manatee molester revealed herself and admitted to the Pinellas County Sheriff's office that she, in fact, did think it was totally cool to swim up to a wild and endangered animal and ride it like a rodeo clown.
Well now there's an update to that story. And the update is the accused manatee molester was arrested yesterday.
Cops arrived at the Sears store where she works, and arrested Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez, 53, of St. Petersburg, without incident. Although we're pretty sure people were like, what's going on? And other people answered, that's the manatee molester! To which the original people were like, manatee what? The shit are you talking about??
Gutierrez was arrested on a warrant for violating the Florida Manatee Sanctuary Act, which basically says you cannot harass, annoy, molest, disturb or try to ride these endangered aquatic animals, because they're not there for your amusement!
Gutierrez harassed, annoyed, molested, disturbed and tried to ride a real-life manatee at Fort Desoto Park, a few miles from downtown St. Petersburg. The manatee was apparently unharmed, although it still is probably trying to forget the shame of having been straddled by this lady.
The exact charges Gutierrez will face remain unclear. Under the Florida Manatee Sanctuary Act, sea-cow molestation constitutes a second-degree misdemeanor, an offense punishable by a $500 fine or a term of up to 60 days in the county jail.
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