STPSO: Mandeville-area man arrested on obscenity charge

STPSO: Mandeville-area man arrested on obscenity charge

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a Mandeville-area man after he exposed himself while watching women in the Covington area, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office

On Tuesday (Feb. 6), deputies responded to a report from a woman who said she was stopped at a traffic light at Highway 190 and Holiday Boulevard when a silver Hyundai Santa Fe pulled up beside her with a single male occupant.  The woman said the man rolled down his window, leaned his seat back and began staring at her while making motions which led her to believe he was masturbating.

She was able to provide the license plate number of the vehicle, and deputies located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.

The driver, 63-year-old Craig Nolinske of Shadow Oak Lane, told deputies that his pants were open and his hand was in his underwear, but he said he was just adjusting his underwear.

Investigators said a consensual search of Nolinske's phone uncovered a video made earlier in the day of him exposing himself and masturbating while parked in the Claiborne Hill Shopping Center parking lot.

Nolinske was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the charge of LRS 14:106 Obscenity.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible.

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