Couple charged with having sex on SkyStar Wheel plead not guilty

Couple charged with having sex on SkyStar Wheel plead not guilty
Michael Mathisen and Lauren Wilder (Photos: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The couple charged with having sex on SkyStar Wheel pleaded not guilty and are under a court order to stay away from the ride.

Michael Mathisen, 30, and Lauren Wilder, 31, are accused of being intoxicated and having sex in front of children and parents on the observation wheel along the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati.

The incident occurred along East Freedom Way at The Banks overlooking the city and Ohio River on Opening Day March 28.

Mathisen, 30, of Florence, and Wilder, 31, of North College Hill, are both charged with public indecency.

The case returns to court May 9 at 9 a.m.

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