Release Date/Time: 8/16/2021
Incident: Indecent Exposure Arrest
Date: Saturday, 8/14/2021
Location: Woodside Drive at Iverson St.
Over the past week officers have received calls of a male exposing himself to elderly women in the south Salinas area of Woodside St., Iverson St., Sierra Drive and Grove St. During the investigation it was learned that the suspect would ask the women for directions to Salinas High and then expose himself.
Last Saturday morning, officers were able to locate and arrest the suspect, Fortino Banda III (26), for indecent exposure, a picture of the vehicle he was driving is attached. Since his arrest, additional victims have come forward.
Fortino was booked in county jail on indecent exposure charges. The investigation is ongoing. We ask that if there are any other victims or witnesses to this behavior that they please contact Officer Guadalupe Rodriguez at [email protected] or you can contact us at 758-7321
Release Authorized by: Miguel Cabrera