Man in dress arrested for allegedly exposing himself in East Moline park


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Originally Posted Online: April 04, 2012, 2:37 pm
Last Updated: April 05, 2012, 1:59 pm
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By Bill Mayeroff, bmayeroff@qconline.com

An East Moline man will spend his 50th birthday in jail after being arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure Tuesday.

Keith Fehr, who turns 50 today,  was arrested at Mitchell Park, 431 30th Ave., East Moline, at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday. He was in the Rock Island County Jail Wednesday afternoon on $2,500 bond, according to a jail staffer.

Court records indicate he is charged in Rock Island County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor count of public indecency and one misdemeanor count of sexual exploitation of a child.

Police were called to the park for a report of a person exposing himself. East Moline police Capt. John Reynolds said in a press release that when officers arrived at the park, they found Mr. Fehr exposing his genitals.

A photo of Mr. Fehr taken by police after his arrest shows him wearing a black, short-sleeved, v-neck dress that came to just above his knees, as well as black shoes.

Capt. Reynolds said the sexual exploitation charge stemmed from the fact that when Mr. Fehr was allegedly exposing himself, there were children in the park. He said witnesses did not report any contact between Mr. Fehr and the children in the park.

No future court dates have been set for Mr. Fehr, according to court records.











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