New Masturbation Rap for Garza Suspect
While the police comb for clues in the disappearance of Laura Garza, their prime suspect, Michael Mele, faces new charges of public masturbation in New Jersey. The Paramus police issued a warrant based on DNA evidence made available by the Garza investigation to match Mele to a 2005 case in which a heretofore unidentified male ejaculated onto a public bench on which a child was sitting, says the New York Times. Mele, now in custody in Rockland County, is on probation for a separate 2007 PM incident at the Palisades Center Mall.
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