updated 11:12 a.m. ET, Thurs., Feb. 5, 2009
Families say they witnessed a very private act in a Publix parking lot along
"It's just crazy you know and I'm with my daughter and she couldn't believe what we were seeing," said witness Arthur Castro.
"As I walk by I saw this guy with two blowup dolls - kissing them and bouncing them and trying to get people's attention," said a witness who wanted to remain anonymous.
A customer that saw what was happening inside the car ran inside the store to get a manager while another customer called
This wasn't Bartusek's first run-in with the law. He spent time in jail for driving under the influence and for assaulting an officer.
But he has never been arrested for anything quite like this.
"I've never seen anything like this. You know it happens behind closed doors, obviously. But in a public place, it's no good," said witness Phyllis Shepard.
Bartusek was charged with Breach of Peace and taken to the Lee County Jail. The dolls were towed away with the car.
He made his first appearance before a judge Thursday morning on a charge of trespassing and disturbing the peace.
Bartusek is being held on $6,500 bond.
As is so often in cases like this, I guess the 'girls' get off scot-free.
How is that fair? In looking at the photo and seeing the way they are dressed (or undressed, in this case), I think they're the ones who should have been charged. Is this considered appropriate attire for Cape Coral? Were they soliciting this poor guy?
They both look to be over 18, so if it was consensual, I don't see the issue here.
Way to ruin this taxpayer's Valentine's Day, Cape Coral Police Dept.