A MAN who was busted with a "bag of sex toys and hardware" during a drunken afternoon romp in Leslie Park has added new meaning to the word "thrifty".
Ross Godfrey Dennis not only refused to shell out the bucks for the privacy of a hotel room that day, but also stole a $10 drill bit from Bunnings because he deemed it too expensive.
Police prosecutor Steve de Lissa this week told the Warwick Magistrates Court police were alerted to what a park user described as "loud sex noises" coming from the toilets at 5pm on October 22.
Upon inspection, police located the 42-year-old and Warwick woman Kerrie Fullerton, 50, retreating from the disabled toilet cubicle.
An intoxicated Dennis admitted going to the park that afternoon with the intention of having sex with Fullerton, telling police he had stocked up at the sex shop beforehand.
Police noticed a masonry drill bit among Dennis's sex toy stash and after trying to convince police he had bought it, Dennis eventually confessed he had stolen the item because it was "overpriced".
Neither Godfrey nor Fullerton appeared in court in person on Tuesday, as required, and the matters were dealt with in their absence.
Dennis was found guilty of public nuisance and stealing and was slapped with a $500 fine.
Fullerton was convicted of public nuisance and fined $200.
No convictions were recorded against either person.
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