Mountain View man pleads guilty to exposing himself to minors in Atherton and Half Moon Bay

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A Mountain View man pleaded guilty on Friday to charges that he exposed himself to minors in separate incidents in Half Moon Bay and Atherton, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

Jose SalazarCamacho, who was on parole at the time of the crimes, was taken into custody during a visit with his parole agent following an investigation into the incidents that included assistance from a sketch artist. On Friday, Salazar-Camacho pleaded guilty to indecent exposure and annoying/molesting a child under 18, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The first incident occurred March 22, when Salazar-Camacho exposed himself to a 13-year-old girl while parked in his vehicle at Half Moon Bay High School. The next day, a sketch artist drew up a sketch of the suspect. A similar incident occurred May 24 in Atherton, when Salazar-Camacho pulled up to a girl as she was riding her bike home from school and exposed himself.

“Both investigations pointed to a white, newermodel Honda or Toyota sedan as the suspects vehicle,” the Sheriff’s Office said.

Salazar-Camacho’s sentencing for the crimes is pending.

Image courtesy of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office