Man arrested for lewd behavior
An Ulster man was recently arrested in Tioga County, N.Y. on allegations he exposed himself to an underage girl.
According to court documents, the Tioga County Sheriff's Office responded Friday to a complaint of a subject exposing himself to a 14-year-old girl while she was enroute to the school bus stop on River Road in the Village of Nichols. During the investigation deputies identified Ruben L. Bailey as the suspect in the case.
Around 10:30 p.m. investigators from the Tioga County Criminal Division located Bailey on Front Street in the Village of Owego driving the same vehicle that was connected to the morning incident in Nichols. Bailey was questioned by investigators and subsequently arrested.
Bailey, 32, of 32 Totem St. in Ulster was charged with Stalking in the 3rd degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Public Lewdness. Bailey is accused of attempting to lure the girl into his vehicle and then exposing himself to the 14-year-old.
He was arraigned in the Town of Nichols Court before Justice Quick and remanded to the Tioga County Jail on a bail recommendation from the Tioga County District Attorney's Office of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.
At the time of the incident Bailey was driving a brown 1992 Honda Accord with a New York license plate FGD7072. If anyone has any further information on this incident or any other similar incidents they can call The Tioga County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division at (607) 687-1010.