Public Masturbation Arrest
News Release – MPD Inv. James Roebuck
On Saturday February 02 2013 at 527 pm , MPD Officer Jarrod Dewey was dispatched to the Second Chance Store on S. Horry St. in ref. to a suspicious person and trespassing. On arrival, Ptl. Dewey made contact with the property owner, whom advised that he observed a B/M wearing dark clothing with a yellow shirt behind the building. The property owner advised that the B/M suspect had his penis exposed and looked to be masturbating. The property owner advised that the B/M suspect left the area , walking towards the Amtrack Station. Ptl. Dewey checked the area and located the suspect behind the DCF building on Shelby St. The suspect was identified as 22year-old Jeremy Harris of Madison. Ptl. Dewey questioned Harris about the incident. Harris admitted to being behind the Second Chance Store and admitted to masturbating. The property owner arrived and positively identified Harris as the suspect he observed behind his Business. Ptl. Dewey placed Harris under arrest and transported Harris to the Madison County Jail.
Jeremy Harris was charged with Exposure of sexual organ and Trespassing.