The man who was filmed as he repeatedly had sex on a Florida beach last year has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison. Jose Caballero, 40, was convicted in May of two counts of lewd and lascivious behavior.

Last July, Caballero and Elissa Alvarez, 20, had sex on Florida’s Bradenton Beach for nearly half an hour in front of dozens of on-lookers, including a three-year-old girl and a grandmother, who reportedly filmed part of the act. The exhibitionist couple then passed out for hours before waking to have more public sex.

While Alvarez was sentenced to time served in May, prosecutors sought a tougher punishment for Caballero because his prior criminal record, which includes a conviction for cocaine trafficking. Both Alvarez and Cabaellero are required to register as sex offenders.

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