(Crystal River, Florida) A 40-year-old local woman, Tara Laine Salute, has been accused of engaging in sex with a 16-year-old boy.
Salute faces a charge of unlawful sexual activity with a minor.
According to the arrest report, the alleged activity is a second-degree felony.Salute was booked into custody with bond set at $5,000.
The youth said he had sexual intercourse with Salute at her home about three weeks ago. He provided investigators with details of the encounter.
After being read her rights, Saltue said she did not have sex with the youth and initially said the boy was never in her home. Later, she said that she, the boy and a witness were drinking alcohol in her home, and she said it was possible she had so much to drink that she blacked out, and could have had sex with the boy.,
Still later, the arrest report says, she admitted to having sex with the youth at her home.