Three men have been arrested in a north end sting looking for public indecency.
Tuesday’s sting was prompted by a series of complaints about lewd acts in Riverside and Carpenter parks. Police have been monitoring websites like Craigslist to look for tips. The men, 67 year old Elmo Orton, 48 year old William Huckeby and 79 year old Charles Welsh, will be charged with public indecency.
Orton could also be charged with aggravated battery, reckless conduct and disorderly conduct according to Springfield Police after he allegedly tried to run over an employee of a towing company after she wouldn’t relinquish his motorcycle after the indecency indcident.