Police: Couple busted for having sex on the beach

Ward Powell and Tanya Wheeler
Ward Powell and Tanya Wheeler

MANALAPAN, FL (WFLX) - Two people were arrested Tuesday morning after officers spotted them having sex on a Manalapan beach.

Manalapan police investigated the beach near Ocean Inlet Park after receiving reports of two people without clothes in the area.

The officer who arrived at the beach found Tanya Wheeler and Ward Powell with their genitals exposed and engaging in sexual activity, according to an arrest report.

Both Wheeler and Powell were arrested and charged with lewd behavior and indecent exposure.

Wheeler and Powell were later released from the Palm Beach County Jail.

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