60 year old Co-op City resident arrested for public lewdness
Co-op City Public Safety reported that a 60-year-old male Co-op City resident was arrested this week (2/17/17) after the second of two alleged incidents in which he entered a Coop City cooperative apartment building lobby with no clothes on.
According to Co-op City Public Safety investigators, the first incident occurred on December 1st, 2016 in the lobby of Building 4B. On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, at approximately 8:30 a.m., Coop City Public Safety Department
received a report that a man again entered a lobby with no clothes on.
The investigating officer, Detective J. Monahan, said that lobby surveillance from both incidents were checked and it was the same individual in both incidents.
The following evening, Detective Monahan reported, investigators went to the home of the individual and brought him to Public Safety headquarters for questioning where Public Safety reported that he confessed. He was then charged with two counts of public lewdness.
Co-op City Public Safety Det. J. Lugo was the arresting officer with assistance from Lt. A. Warner, Det. Monahan, Det. Pagan, Det. Rodriguez and Officer C. Mora. Lt. Warner, the commander of the Coop City Public Safety Detective Unit, said: "This was excellent work by members of the CCPD Detective Squad to bring this case to a closure. Eviction proceedings are underway to remove this individual from the community."
By Bill Stuttig
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