Prairieville man arrested for public masturbation

Drew Alexander, 27 (Thibodaux Police Dept.)
Drew Alexander, 27 (Thibodaux Police Dept.)

Thibodaux, La. - A Prairieville man was arrested Thursday after witnesses reported him naked and masturbating while driving through a parking lot.

Drew Alexander, 27, of the 18000 block of Woodhaven Drive, faces a felony count of lewd exhibition. If convicted he faces up to three years in prison and/or up to a $2,500 fine.

On Thursday afternoon, witnesses reported seeing Alexander slowly driving a red Nissan Altima through a parking lot in the 400 Block of North Canal Boulevard masturbating while intently staring at people. Witnesses said he made no effort to cover himself as people walked by his car.

Alexander was arrested and taken to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center for booking.