Indecent exposure arrest in Sparks

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Updated: 3/18/2013 11:52 am
UPDATE - 9:33pm

According to the Nevada sex offender registry, Robert Jones has been convicted five times for sex crimes dating back to 1988.  The website says he was convicted twice in Glendale, California and three times in Washoe County with the latest conviction coming in 2008.

Sparks, NV (KRNV & MyNews4.com)-- Sparks PD report that a man has been placed under arrest after exposing himself to two 14 year old girls.

According to police, at 12:44 p.m. on March 17, police were called to the 2300 Block of Greenbrae Drive after reports of a man in a vehicle exposing himself to children walking by.

As police arrived they saw the suspect, identified as 48 year old Sparks resident Robert Joseph Jones, leaving the area in a red 1996 Chevrolet Blazer. Jones was stopped by officers and admitted to the offense. He was arrested for indecent exposure and has his bail set at $5000 dollars. 

Thus far the only known victims of the exposure were two 14 year old girls from Sparks. However in their investigation police determined that Jones had been frequenting the same area in the past, as well as the area surrounding Cannan Elementary school.

The Sparks Police Department want to take this opportunity to encourage anyone who observes someone loitering in areas where children frequent to contact their local police agency.

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