My question is what's with the 17 yo?....Is he hookin'?...Isn't that a crime and if he wasn't, this is the best he can do? Florida man, sporting neck brace in mug shot, accused of having sex with minor 'too many times to remember': cops BY Jason Silverstein NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:43 AM Bay County Sheriff's Office Thomas George West, 69, was arrested for allegedly performing a series of sex acts with a minor. Police were not sure why he is sporting a neck brace in his mug shot. Looks like he already got some punishment. An elderly Florida man, seen sporting a massive metal neck brace in his mug shot, was arrested Monday for allegedly performing a series of sex acts on a minor, the News Herald reported. Thomas George West, 69, is accused of engaging in sex acts with a 17-year-old between Jan. 1 and March 30. The victim told police she and West had sexual relations "too many times to remember," according to an arrest report. West, of Springfield, has been charged with 15 counts of unlawful sexual acts with a minor. A police spokesman said the department wasn't sure why West is wearing the brace. West has previous arrests for driving with a suspended license and stalking a minor, records show.