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October 30, 1996
Police are investigating whether a man suspected of indecent exposure in several Los Angeles-area communities is the person who flashed several shoppers earlier this week in a supermarket parking lot, authorities said Tuesday. About 12:30 p.m. Sunday, several shoppers told police that a man flashed them in the Max Foods parking lot in the 15300 block of Golden West Street. The next day, a man with a similar description led Long Beach police on a high-speed chase before being arrested.
April 24, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
In yet another blow to the image of the U.S. military in Japan, an Air Force sergeant has been arrested on indecency and illegal entry charges for allegedly breaking into a 28-year-old woman's apartment in Okinawa. Okinawa police spokesman Katsuya Matayoshi said investigators arrested U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Danny Matlock, 33, and charged him with indecent exposure and breaking and entering.
December 21, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
A Roman Catholic priest charged with indecent exposure after being arrested for jogging naked has pleaded not guilty in Greeley and asked for a jury trial. Father Robert Whipkey told police he jogged naked because he sweats profusely if he wears clothing, according to an arrest report. Whipkey has been placed on administrative leave by the Archdiocese of Denver. His trial is scheduled for March.
March 29, 2008 | Tony Perry
A former City Council member was arrested Thursday on suspicion of indecent exposure after two women allegedly saw him urinating and masturbating while sitting in a truck, police said. John Hartley, 65, served on the council from 1989 to 1993. He is a candidate to fill the seat held by termed-out Councilwoman Toni Atkins. He had driven to the Kensington neighborhood to do door-to-door campaigning. -- Tony Perry
July 15, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
A 45-year-old Thousand Oaks man was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure Monday after taking off his clothes in view of children and sunbathing on a public lawn, authorities said. Residents called Ventura County sheriff's deputies after seeing Barton Saucerman sunning nude about 2:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of Avenida de las Flores, near a swimming pool complex where several children were playing, authorities said.
September 6, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Chuckles the clown was cleared of indecent exposure after arguing that he didn't realize his zipper was open. Chuckles, whose real name is Kimble McLain, 42, was found not guilty after an hourlong trial before Municipal Judge Dana McReynolds. McReynolds said prosecutors failed to prove McLain exposed himself deliberately. McLain was arrested May 7 at the Moline Wal-Mart, where he had been hired to do magic tricks and make balloon animals.
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