Seattle police arrest armed convicted felon found in stolen truck with his pants down near an elementary school


SEATTLE, WA – According to reports, on Wednesday, November 30th, Seattle police responded to calls about a “partially nude man engaged in a lewd act” near an elementary school.

The man was passed out inside a stolen pickup truck parked near an elementary school in the Highland Park neighborhood at the intersection of 11th Ave. SW and SW Cloverdale Street. Officers responded to the scene around 7:40 a.m.

Upon arriving on scene, officers stated they found a 26-year-old man passed out inside the truck with his pants down and his girlfriend trying to wake him up. Police said they could also see a suspected meth pipe and a bong within the man’s reach near the center console.

The truck the man was passed out it was reported stolen, which prompted the officers to arrest him. Police said that the truck was spray painted white in an effort to disguise it.

Police searched the vehicle and found a 24-gram brick of cocaine, 115 grams of meth in individual baggies, a 55-gram rock of meth, 149 fentanyl pills and a handgun with ammunition.

The man was booked into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle and unlawful possession of a firearm. Police said that the man is a convicted felon and he is not authorized to have guns. As of this writing, it is unclear if the man will face additional charges.

In West Palm Beach, Florida, a condom found among the belongings of a gunshot victim on the day after Thanksgiving helped connect the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBCSO) to the man’s suspected killer.

On Wednesday, November 30th, 43-year-old Juan Viera was arrested on a charge of first-degree murder.

According to a PBCSO probable cause affidavit, the victim was found dead of a gunshot wound on Drexel Road near West Palm Beach. Deputies said his pants were pulled down and a Magnum condom was found in his possession.

After looking through surveillance video from a nearby Shell gas station, detectives saw a bearded man in the same area around the time that witnesses reported hearing what sounded like a firecracker.

Detectives were able to locate the man’s Chevrolet Equinox at a mobile park on Drexel Road the next day, December 1st. When deputies stopped the driver of the vehicle for an expired license plate, the man identified himself as Viera.

Viera was reportedly wearing the same clothes and cap as the man they saw in the surveillance video.

After searching Viera’s home, investigators found a gun and shirt matching the one seen in the surveillance video lying next to each other on the bed. The affidavit said:

“Detectives also located a used condom on the floor next to the bed and a three-pack box of Magnum condoms in the bedroom next to the handgun. There was one condom missing from the package.”

Investigators also located a large amount of hair in the bathroom sink next to a beard trimmer. The affidavit said:

“It should be noted that in the Shell gas station video, Viera has a full beard, and when he was arrested, he only had a goatee. It appeared he shaved part of his beard in the day between the homicide and his arrest.”

In Augusta, Georgia, an active duty U.S. Army soldier was arrested after allegedly exposing himself while being intoxicated in military uniform outside a Martinez daycare.

According to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, the 39-year-old man has been charged with indecent exposure and driving under the influence.

An employee of Oakbrook County Daycare told deputies that she received a call that an unfamiliar car was parked in the daycare parking lot on the curb; she said that the windows were down and the male soldier appeared to be unconscious.

According to the incident report, when she approached the car, she realized his pants were unzipped and he was exposing himself. After calling 911, the soldier fled the scene toward Evans to Locks Road.

Deputies found him driving near Steven’s Creek Elementary School and pulled him over. They found and empty bottle of vodka on the passenger floorboard. The soldier was arrested and booked into the Columbia County Detention Center.

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