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Palo Alto man arrested for allegedly exposing himself twice in same day

Scott Ford Bogart was arrested in February for indecent exposure at apartments

A 63-year-old man who police said exposed himself twice in downtown Palo Alto on Monday afternoon was arrested.

At about 2:20 p.m., police received a call from a man who was seated in his parked vehicle on the 500 block of High Street. He reported that a man was standing in the roadway, blocking traffic. The man allegedly unfastened his pants and exposed himself to drivers and pedestrians, police said. He then fastened his pants and ran toward University Avenue.

While officers were investigating the High Street incident, the police department's 24-hour dispatch center received a call from a bus driver reporting that she had seen a man blocking traffic at the intersection of University Avenue and Emerson Street and exposing himself, police said.

Officers were able to locate the man, later identified as Scott Ford Bogart of Palo Alto, five minutes later. Bogart was subsequently identified as the man who had exposed himself on the 500 block of High Street, and at the intersection of University Avenue and Emerson Street, police said.

Bogart was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail for two misdemeanor counts of lewd conduct. Bogart was arrested without incident in February after he allegedly sat naked in front of his apartment window at the Opportunity Center, at 33 Encina Ave., and masturbated in full view of other residents in two separate incidents. In that case, he was charged with two misdemeanor counts of indecent exposure.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the police department's 24-hour dispatch center at 650-329-2413. Anonymous tips can be emailed to paloalto@tipnow.org or sent via text message or voice mail to 650-383-8984.

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Posted by Palo Alto Resident
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jun 25, 2015 at 10:43 am

Nice work PAPD and the Palo Alto Weekly, more public shaming including a photo of someone with an obvious mental illness.


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Posted by John
a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:39 am

This story makes it sound like you can get away with anything in Palo Alto as long as you don't do it twice.


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