(ASBURY PARK PRESS) -- SEASIDE HEIGHTS - A pair of lovers were caught having sex by a priest beneath a statue of the Virgin Mary at a Roman Catholic church in the borough on Tuesday afternoon, confirmed Police Chief Tommy Boyd.
Anthony Michael Getchius, 43, of Newark and Noelle Marie Smart, 48, of Jersey City, were each charged with lewdness for the alleged copulation in what authorities described as “a sacred area” on the grounds of Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Grant Avenue.
The incident took place in a secluded garden located between the church and the rectory, Boyd said. Visit the scene of the alleged incident in the video above.
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