25 Upper Darby bike cops bust couple having sex in park

Richard McBride, 37, and Jennifer Harvey, 41, pictured at right. Photos courtesy of Upper Darby Police Department.
Jennifer Harvey, left, and Richard McBride have been charged with lewdness. Credit: Upper Darby Police Department

Talk about doing the nasty.

A crew of 25 cops undergoing bicycle patrol training in Upper Darby on Tuesday around 4 p.m. happened upon a couple on a bench at Naylor’s Run Park.

“The woman is bent over,” said Michael Chitwood, Upper Darby Police Department superintendent. “No pants on. And the guy is standing behind her, and he’s jamming her away.”

Once a year, the Upper Darby Police Department trains and certifies officers from surrounding areas in bicycle patrolling. Classroom work is the first day, but the remaining four days are spent in the streets of the West Philly suburb.

Luckily for them, class on Tuesday wasn’t boring.

The pack of officers rode up on Richard McBride, 37, of North Philadelphia, and Jennifer Harvey, 41, of Clifton Heights, getting down on the first-base side of a softball diamond.

“The guys on the bikes were just as shocked as the two people who were involved in this sexual activity,” Chitwood said.

Not that there’s anything wrong with that, Chitwood added. “And, you know, nobody’s a prude — who can’t have sex in a park? — but at 4 o’clock in the afternoon? And there’s kids running around and everything else?”

The lovebirds were charged with open lewdness and disorderly conduct.



News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
National

Ex-Bitcoin official to plead guilty to Silk Road…

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve U.S. charges that he engaged in a scheme to sell over $1 million of…

International

China's army changes tactics to prepare for war…

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will spur military innovation and called on the army to create a new strategy for "information warfare" as…

National

California passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

Californian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on…

National

Syrian refugees top 3 million, half of all…

By Stephanie NebehayGENEVA (Reuters) - Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighboring countries as of Friday, but many remain trapped by the advance…

Going Out

'Friends' coffeehouse Central Perk coming to NYC —…

"Friends" is coming back for a one-off special: "The One with the Free Coffee." Warner Bros. is bringing a pop-up replica of Central Perk, the…

Movies

Interview: 'As Above, So Below' directors: 5 ways…

The fraternal directors of the found footage horror "As Above, So Below" dish on the best ways to frighten the bejesus out of audiences.

Movies

Criterion's new Jacques Demy box mixes the light…

Jacques Demy, the most effervescent of French New Wave filmmakers, gets a Criterion box all to himself, with classics like "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg."

Entertainment

Comedian Joan Rivers, 81, rushed to New York…

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Acerbic comedian and fashion critic Joan Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on Thursday after she reportedly…

NFL

3 things we learned in the Giants preseason…

The final score didn’t matter — a 16-13 win by the Giants — but it would’ve been nice to finally see Big Blue’s new-look offense get on track.

NFL

NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks, Broncos, Patriots, 49ers start…

NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks, Broncos, Patriots start at top

U.S. Soccer

5 facts about new England captain Wayne Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was named as the new England captain by coach Roy Hodgson on Thursday.

NFL

Jets vs. Eagles: 3 things to watch

A win on Thursday night at the Eagles would give the Jets a 3-1 record and just their second winning preseason under head coach Rex Ryan.

Style

Trend: White hot on the 2014 Emmy's red…

White was one of the big trends on the Emmy's red carpet.

Food

Recipe: Samuel Adams beer-marinated grilled shrimp

Summer calls for two things: a cold beer and light food. Sam Adams' Latitude 48 IPA fairly bursts with citrus notes, making it an ideal marinade…

Wellbeing

4 healthy ingredient swaps to make your meals…

When it comes to eating well, everyone knows they could be doing better. But cooking in an apartment on a busy schedule is a recipe…

Wellbeing

Heart trumps brain when it comes to movies…

When you need a good cry, do you reach for the movie that’s “based on a true story”? Science says you’re giving your brain far…