62-Year-Old Man Accused of Exposing Himself at State Park in Derby

Police have arrested a 62-year-old Shelton man accused of exposing himself and performing lewd acts at state park in Derby on Monday.

John Boswell, of Shelton, was arrested Monday evening by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Environmental Conservation Police and charged with disorderly conduct and public indecency.

According to the DEEP, a park attendee spotted Boswell exposing himself and performing lewd acts at Osbornedale State Park in Derby on Monday. The witness reported Boswell to park staff and took down his license plate as Boswell got in the car to leave.

The witness later identified Boswell as the man he had seen.

Boswell was released on a $1,000 bond and is due in court Aug. 8.

EnCon police are still investigating a report of indecent behavior at Southford Falls State Park in Southbury. It's not clear if the two are connected.

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