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2 charged in courthouse hallway sex investigation

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says man, woman wanted, not cooperating

Brittney Jones and Jeremiah Robinson face charges for unnatural and lascivious act.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A video showing a woman performing a sexual act on a man inside a Florida courthouse during business hours has prompted charges against them both, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Monday.

Jeremiah Robinson, 35, and Brittney Jones, 26, are wanted on charges of unnatural and lascivious act, police said.

A JSO spokesperson said the two know they are wanted by police and they are not cooperating.

News4Jax, KSAT's sister station in Jacksonville, is not showing the graphic video, which was recorded last Tuesday on the fourth floor of the Duval County Courthouse. The video clearly shows the sex act on a bench in the hallway outside Courtroom 401.

When first contacted Wednesday morning, the court administrator wasn't aware of the incident, but launched an investigation after seeing the video of what happened.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Integrity Unit, which looks into operations of court employees, is investigating.

The police report said the suspicious activity was observed by video surveillance.

According to the report, the activity consisted of a man and woman engaging in what appeared to be inappropriate behavior while the woman was at the courthouse for a 9 a.m. arraignment on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, smuggling contraband into jail and violation of probation.

Court records show she pleaded no contest.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of either Robinson or Jones is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.