The police report says Smith was "masterbating" [sic] when officers arrived on the scene, and apparently it wasn't the first time he's pulled a stunt of that sort.
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Here's what the MPD said about Smith in a tweet posted today:
Ofcs from 1st Pct on bikes catch man exposing himself on the Greenway. 52 year old male confessed to other incidents pic.twitter.com/b3s0VYH7i1
Smith was arrested on suspicion of a misdemeanor count of indecent exposure and booked into Hennepin County Jail. Here's his mugshot:
Reached for comment this afternoon, city of Minneapolis spokesperson Casper Hill tells us Smith pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor exposure charge on May 21. He was sentenced to 90 days of community service, with 80 of those days stayed. Accounting for the two days he was cooling his heels in the slammer, that means Smith will have to do eight days of community service.
Hill says the terms of Smith's probation include undergoing a psychological examination and abiding by conditions recommended by his parole officer. And oh yeah, he has to avoid committing a similar offense. So if you're feeling brave and want to make sure Smith is staying on the straight and narrow, keep your eyes peeled next time you're biking down the Greenway.
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