Suspect in indecent exposure case captured
Lexington, SC (Diana Nation) - Chief Terrence Green would like to thank the Midlands community as well as the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Department for assistance in locating Larry Britt Brown, age 33 of Orangeburg, South Carolina. On October 13, 2019, he taken into custody and transported to the Lexington County Detention Center to await a bond hearing.
On October 8, 2019, at approximately 10:35 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Lexington Place shopping center parking lot, at 5454 Sunset Blvd. in the Town of Lexington, to meet with a female victim regarding an incident exposure incident that had just occurred.
When an officer arrived, the victim stated that as she was walking to her vehicle from a store. She noticed that there was a vehicle with a white male driver parked beside her vehicle in the parking lot. As she walked beside his vehicle, she observed that he had his pants down with his genitals exposed and was engaged in a lewd act. When he noticed that the victim had seen him, the driver covered himself up and drove his vehicle to a nearby parking space where he remained until the LPD officer arrived.
When the officer walked up to the vehicle to make contact with driver, he drove away from the scene. Within minutes, another officer observed the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. The driver did not stop and fled from the officer. Due to department policy and out of caution for the safety of the public, officers did not pursue the vehicle.
An anonymous caller assisted in pinpointing the location of Larry Britt Brown within Orangeburg County. Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Department was able to locate and transport him to their local detention center. Officers with the Lexington Police Department went to Orangeburg County and transported Brown back the to Lexington County Detention Center.
Wednesday morning Larry Britt Brown was required to appear at Lexington County Bond Court to face the following charges of Indecent Exposure, Failure to Stop for Blue Lights, Failure to Obey a Police Officer, Operating an Unsafe Vehicle, and two counts of Reckless Driving. He received a $17,000 Surety Bond.