Augusta man charged with exposing self on city bus

Renfred Joel Roberts, 30, of Augusta, was arrested for indecent exposure on a bus Friday.

An Augusta man is in jail after police say he was seen masturbating on a city bus Friday afternoon.

According to an incident report, a passenger reported the act to officers after getting off the bus around 4:30 p.m.

Officers later intercepted the bus at Fifth Street and located the offender, identified as Renfred Joel Roberts, 30, of Meadowbrook Drive.

Roberts, who authorities said was coming from a visit with his probation officers when he committed the offense, was charged with indecent exposure, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a crime.

Investigators are in the process of obtaining video of the incident.


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