Caught With Their Pants Down?

Two men charged with public indecency

A Chicago actor and the assistant principal of Maine East High School were arrested at a park along the lakefront on the North Side and charged with public indecency Monday night, police said.

Darren Stephens, 45, and Michael Pressler, 48, both of Chicago, were arrested without incident about 5:45 p.m. in the 4500 block of North Simonds Drive, police said.

Pressler, who is the Asst. Principal at Maine East High School in northwest suburban Park Ridge, and Stephens, who was initially and incorrectly described as a performer with the Blue Man Group, were both charged with public indecency, a misdemeanor, after they were found allegedly engaged in a sex act on Chicago Park District property, police said.

Nick Harkin, a spokesman for Blue Man Group said, "no individual by the name of Darren Stephens has ever been employed by Blue Man Group as a performer or in any other capacity."

Both are slated to appear in court on Feb. 6, police said.

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