Priests arrested in Miami for public sex acts

Miami priests arrested for alleged public sex acts. (Photo: NBC Miami)

MIAMI (WTHR) — Miami police arrested two priests Monday afternoon after allegedly performing sexual acts on each other in a car.

After receiving a call of lewd behavior, police found 30-year-old Edwin Giraldo-Cortez and 39-year-old Diego Berrio in a car. When one of them let the window down, the officer noticed one passenger had a his penis exposed.

The incident occurred on popular Ocean Drive, and police said the car did not have tinted windows.

Police arrested both men, who bonded out of jail by Tuesday night.

The men were priests who served in Chicago. The Archdicese of Chicago said Berrio is a pastor in Arlington Hights, Illinois, and Giraldo-Cortez was an extern priest from Colombia.

According to NBC Miami, the Archdiocese of Chicago immediately removed Berrio from ministry and withdrew his ability to minister. Giraldo-Cortez would also not be able to minister in Chicago any further.

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