UPDATE: James D. Bennett arrested in indecent exposure case

6 months 1 week 1 day ago September 13, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 Tuesday, September 13 2016 Tuesday, September 13, 2016 2:48:00 PM CDT in News
By: Amber Sipe, KOMU 8 Digital Reporter and Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Digital Reporter

COLUMBIA - MUPD arrested James D. Bennett, age 43, Columbia, at approximately 5:25 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Hitt Street and Paquin Street. Bennett was found in a black 2016 VW Passat, with a license plate of AJ4H4J, matching the description and plate number police had been given. 

The first indecent exposure occurred of Sept. 7, and the second on Sept. 12. 

Bennett was charged with three counts of RSMO 566.093 sexual misconduct in the first degree and one count of RSMO 195.233 unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

Bennett is not an MU student and was transported to Boone County Jail, where he declined to post bail. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: Story has been updated to reflect the most recent information.

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