Southern Decadence Protester Arrested For Public Masterbation
The Rev. Grant Storms, the Christian fundamentalist known for his bullhorn protests of the Southern Decadence festival in New Orlean's French Quarter, was arrested on a charge of masturbating at a Metairie park Friday afternoon.
According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Storms, 53, of 2304 Green Acres Road in Metairie, was taken into custody after two women reported seeing him masturbating in the driver's seat of his van at Lafreniere Park.
Deputies booked him with obscenity, with Bond set at $5,000.
A self-styled "Christian patriot, is especially known for arming followers with bullhorns, Bibles and picket signs to protest Southern Decadence, the three-day gay festival held in the French Quarter during Labor Day weekend.
For more, see the Times-Picayune story.