Updated! Salisbury: Joseph Michael Johnson Arrested Saturday on Maple Avenue for the Alleged Sexual Offense of Indecent Exposure

Posted on May 21, 2018



RFP Staff

♦ Salisbury Police sources report that Joseph Michael Johnson, 24, living at 720 Maple Avenue, was arrested on Saturday may 19th at 2:11 p.m. for the sexual offense of allegedly exposing himself to a “restricted victim” at 720 Maple Avenue.  The alleged crime was reported to 911 Dispatch at 1:34 p.m. and drew a rapid response from the Salisbury Police.  According to the arrest report Johnston resisted arrest before being placed in handcuffs and taken into custody. He allegedly told arresting officers that he was on a mission from God when he was cavorting around in the nude in his backyard.

Under a $1,300 secured bond, Johnston is being held at the Rowan County Detention Center.  His first court date for the alleged sexual offense of indecent exposure incident is on May 29th.

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The SPD Arrest Report for Joseph Michael Johnson at 720 Maple Avenue:


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Previous RFP articles on some of the more famous Salisbury “Indecent Exposure” arrests in recent years:

https://rowanfreepress.com/2017/05/05/salisbury-a-woman-is-arrested-thursday-afternoon-for-alleged-indecent-exposure-at-the-country-cupboard-on-statesville-boulvard/

https://rowanfreepress.com/2015/09/11/sexx-in-the-city-andre-floyd-blakeney-allegedly-exposes-himself-by-the-mural-in-downtown-salisbury-n-c/

https://rowanfreepress.com/2017/10/20/salisbury-mathew-church-wanted-for-alleged-indecent-exposure-at-the-hampton-inn-in-september-surrendered-to-the-salisbury-police/

https://rowanfreepress.com/2015/11/01/alert-women-walking-alone-in-salisbury-n-c-s-west-square-community-have-suffered-sexual-fondlingindecent-exposure-attacks/

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