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Naked Hephzibah suspect flees cops, is arrested

Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 12:03 PM
Last updated 7:01 PM
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A 44-year-old Hephzibah man has been charged with public indecency and traffic violations after he was spotted naked in public Sunday and then fled from officers.

Michael Bowles
Michael Bowles


According to a police report, deputies were dispatched to the 4900 block of Windsor Spring Road about 9:15 a.m. Sunday on a complaint of public indecency from a Richmond County deputy who was off duty. Police said the officer saw a naked man, later identified as Michael Scott Bowles, seated alone on a bench conducting a lewd act. After the suspect realized he had been seen, he covered himself with a T-shirt and continued the act before fleeing in a blue SUV.

Deputies chased the suspect in a on Story Mill Road until he stopped.

Bowles was booked into the Richmond County jail on charges of public indecency, fleeing or attempting to elude an officer, driving while license suspended or revoked, driving under the influence of alcohol, reckless driving and failure to maintain lane.

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steelerbud1
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steelerbud1 09/24/12 - 12:05 pm
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aaauuuu

get a room fella...like your own...sick...just sick

kiwiinamerica
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kiwiinamerica 09/24/12 - 01:40 pm
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9.15am on a Sunday morning
Unpublished

Wouldn't that be a great sight for the family on the way to church?

Public flogging is warranted for crimes like this...

my.voice
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my.voice 09/24/12 - 01:45 pm
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There's a list of folks I

There's a list of folks I dont want to see naked, and he is on top of that list as of today!

jackrussell
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jackrussell 09/24/12 - 10:42 pm
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I wonder if the cops argued

I wonder if the cops argued over who was going to cuff him? LOL

Ruckus
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Ruckus 09/25/12 - 01:24 am
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Wonder

Wonder if he's a 1st time offender. "After the suspect realized he had been seen, he covered himself with a T-shirt and continued the act before fleeing in a blue SUV". SMH

Tullie
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Tullie 09/25/12 - 05:08 am
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I protest..

How come they didn't post his height and weight like they did the naked woman story?

Techfan
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Techfan 09/25/12 - 06:09 am
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He ran into Hephzibah Baptist

He ran into Hephzibah Baptist Church and was caught by the organ.

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 09/25/12 - 06:26 am
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In serious need of counseling

OH! the jokes and smart-aleck comments that are to come.

Hopefully he will learn to handle his problem ;-) (joke).

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 09/25/12 - 06:27 am
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seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/25/12 - 07:47 am
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Gloves

Gloves are needed sometimes.....we might have to buy more for our policemen...

shrimp for breakfast
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shrimp for breakfast 09/25/12 - 08:08 am
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Under the influence of alcohol.

Do ya think?
I would really hope that he was drunk and crazy not sober and crazy.
The man really needs some help.

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