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Bloomfield Police Arrest Man for Exposing Himself to Minor


By: Richard L. Smith 

In a swift response to a disturbing incident, the Bloomfield Police Department has successfully apprehended a man accused of indecent exposure and endangering the welfare of a minor.AdThe suspect, identified as Kenny Gastone, was charged with Criminal Explicit Contact and Endangering the Welfare of Children following an investigation into his actions involving a 14-year-old juvenile.

The incident unfolded as the young girl was walking home, during which Gastone approached her and exposed himself.

He escalated the encounter by touching himself inappropriately while posing a lewd question to the juvenile before departing from the scene.

The Bloomfield Police Department's detectives launched an immediate investigation into the matter, demonstrating commendable dedication and efficiency. Their efforts quickly led to the identification and arrest of Gastone, ensuring that he was held accountable for his actions.

Bloomfield Police Chief George Ricci expressed his gratitude towards the detectives involved, praising their relentless work ethic and the critical role they played in solving the crime.

"I would like to commend the Detectives that worked tirelessly to solve this crime. Their effort to gather evidence and identify this suspect helped to ensure that he will answer formal charges," Ricci stated.AdHe further emphasized the department's unwavering commitment to the safety of the community's children, vowing to utilize all available resources to bring to justice anyone who threatens their innocence.

The Bloomfield Police Department's proactive approach in this case reflects their dedication to maintaining a safe environment for all children and their determination to protect the community from individuals who pose a threat to the well-being of its younger members.