The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

Snohomish barista admits to lewd behavior

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY  |  COMMENTS
Herald staff
EVERETT -- A Snohomish woman has admitted to engaging in lewd behavior while serving coffee drinks at one of the three bikini espresso stands she owns along Highway 99.
Carmela Panico pleaded guilty in October to lewd conduct, a misdemeanor. She was sentenced to three months in jail. All of her jail time was suspended, provided she doesn't commit any new crimes or violate any conditions of her probation. She also was fined $755.
Panico is listed as the owner of Java Juggs Incorporated, which consists of three bikini baristas stands. Two drive-through coffee huts are located in unincorporated south Everett and the third is in the city of Edmonds.
Several of her employees also were charged with misdemeanors in connection with the stands.
Edmonds police began investigating Panico's stands in October 2010 after receiving numerous complaints about lewd behavior. Investigators used a surveillance camera to record what was going on at the stands. The videos showed a range of illegal behavior, according to court papers.
Panico does not have a license with the county to operate an adult entertainment business, county officials said this week.
Story tags » EdmondsEverettCrimePunishmentProsecution

More Local News Headlines


HeraldNet Headlines

Top stories and breaking news updates


Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus