Florida man arrested for masturbating with a pickle on private property

A Tampa Bay area man was arrested for allegedly masturbating on private property with an “uneaten pickle” inserted in his rectum on Sunday afternoon.

Oldsmar Police in Pinellas County, Florida, accuse Eric L. Detiege, 47, of lying in the yard of a townhouse while pleasuring himself with one hand and a pickle in the other, according to an arrest complaint originally published by the Smoking Gun. The man faces a charge of Exposure of Sexual Organs, a misdemeanor in Florida. Detiege is reportedly being held in custody on a $150 bond.

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The suspect reportedly holds a criminal record for resisting police, disorderly conduct, theft, and criminal mischief.

The arresting officer notes the incident occurred around 4pm local time on Sunday.

The criminal complaint notes that Detiege was not armed with a firearm and there is no mention of the pickle being taken as evidence. The report also notes the suspect did not appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The arresting officer did not draw a conclusion if there were signs of mental illness.

New Yorker Suspends Jeffrey Toobin for Masturbating on Zoom Call

The call was an election simulation featuring New Yorker all-stars. Toobin apologized for the “embarrassingly stupid mistake.”


The New Yorker has suspended reporter Jeffrey Toobin for masturbating on a Zoom video chat between members of the New Yorker and WNYC radio last week. Toobin says he did not realize his video was on.

“I made an embarrassingly stupid mistake, believing I was off-camera. I apologize to my wife, family, friends and co-workers,” Toobin told Motherboard.

“I believed I was not visible on Zoom. I thought no one on the Zoom call could see me. I thought I had muted the Zoom video,” he added.

Two people who were on the call told VICE separately that the call was an election simulation featuring many of the New Yorker’s biggest stars: Jane Mayer was playing establishment Republicans; Evan Osnos was Joe Biden, Jelani Cobb was establishment Democrats, Masha Gessen played Donald Trump, Andrew Marantz was the far right, Sue Halpern was left wing democrats, Dexter Filkins was the military, and Jeffrey Toobin playing the courts. There were also a handful of other producers on the call from the New Yorker and WNYC.

Both people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity in order to speak freely, noted that it was unclear how much each person saw, but both said that they saw Toobin jerking off. The two sources described a juncture in the election simulation when there was a strategy session, and the Democrats and Republicans went into their respective break out rooms for about 10 minutes. At this point, they said, it seemed like Toobin was on a second video call. The sources said that when the groups returned from their break out rooms, Toobin lowered the camera. The people on the call said they could see Toobin touching his penis. Toobin then left the call. Moments later, he called back in, seemingly unaware of what his colleagues had been able to see, and the simulation continued.

New Yorker spokesperson Natalie Raabe said: “Jeffrey Toobin has been suspended while we investigate the matter.”

Toobin’s Conde Nast email has been disabled and he has not tweeted since October 13. He did, however, appear on CNN, where he is the network’s chief legal analyst, on Saturday. “Jeff Toobin has asked for some time off while he deals with a personal issue, which we have granted,” CNN said in a statement.

The New Yorker editor David Remnick wrote in an email to all New Yorker staffers: “Dear All, As you may have read in various news reports today, one of our writers, Jeff Toobin, was suspended after an incident on a Zoom call last week. Please be assured that we take such matters seriously and that we are looking into it. Best, David.”

A source told Motherboard that WNYC informed its staff on Monday that Toobin can no longer be booked on its shows, or work with WNYC in any other professional capacity.

Doubleday, an imprint of Random House, which published Toobin’s latest book did not respond to emails. Neither did Toobin’s literary agent Kristine Dahl nor Greater Talent Network, which represents Toobin. WNYC declined to comment.

Man ‘Caught Masturbating Near Woman Doing Squats’ Banned From Gym For Life

masturbation-gym-fbA man from South Africa has been banned from a gym for life after he was allegedly caught masturbating near a woman who was doing squats.


Footage shows the man – who has not been named – seated on an exercise mat with a towel over his lap, mere yards away from other gym goers.

He had placed one hand inside his pants, and could be seen moving it around vigorously while looking at a phone in his other hand. He was seated closely to a woman who was using a kettlebell to practice squats.

The footage was taken by a gym goer at a branch of Virgin Active in the university town of Stellenbosch, in South Africa’s Western Cape. It has since been widely shared on social media, causing repulsion and anger.


The shocking footage was shared on social media with the caption: ‘I want this man’s face to go viral. This was at the Virgin Active in Stellenbosch @virginactiveSA. Absolutely abysmal behaviour’.

The Virgin Active Twitter account responded to this with the following tweet, ‘Hi! We agree and action has been taken’.

Virgin Active spokesperson Carla White has since made the following statement to News 24:

Virgin Active is aware of a video circulating on social media and WhatsApp.

Our clubs are shared spaces and we will absolutely not tolerate depraved behaviour. We commenced our investigation as soon as we received the video.

We have identified the member in question and have terminated his membership with immediate effect.

It is unclear at this point whether or not this man will face criminal consequences for his alleged actions.

Sam Snayer@sam_snayer

People making fun of that Stellenbosch Gym Video is sick. What that guy did to that woman is sexual harassment.

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His ‘disturbing’ and ‘disrespectful’ behaviour has been widely condemned on social media, with people warning how this sort of thing really shouldn’t be treated lightly.

One person tweeted:

That man who decided that masturbating in a gym in Virgin Active was a sexual predator. And the reactions to the video show a massive gap in the way we treat men who commit the crimes and the women who experience them.

Another said:

People making fun of that Stellenbosch Gym Video is sick. What that guy did to that woman is sexual harassment.

O-Ren Ishii@AndiSachs

Has the Stellenbosch wanker been caught/exposed/banned from the gym?

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No one has the right to make others feel uncomfortable at the gym, which should provide a safe and supportive environment for everyone.

Well done to Virgin Active for making it clear that this sort of behaviour should never be tolerated.

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