Man Arrested for Lewd Act Inside Library
Goleta - MAY 15th, 2012
Goleta Police have arrested a man suspected of committing a lewd act in front of a woman in the Goleta Valley Public Library today.
At approximately 3:15pm on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, a woman seated in the library reported that a man sitting nearby had made sexually explicit comments to her while committing the lewd act.
The woman confronted the man who immediately left the building. Goleta Police made contact with the man who they found nearby outside the building on the 500 block of North Fairview Avenue.
Following their investigation, Goleta Police arrested Michael Eugene Goodwin (DOB 6/8/42) of Santa Barbara and booked him into the Santa Barbara Jail on $2,500 bail for misdemeanor committing a lewd act (647(a) PC).
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