COVINGTON, Ga. -- Covington Police arrested a man for public indecency at the Covington Library Wednesday.
Eric Dioniss Spearman, 52, was taken into custody after trying to run away from approaching officers. He was caught in a wooded area behind the library.
"We have been actively working two investigations of public indecency involving a person matching Spearman's description ... we are confident that this individual was the perpetrator of these incidents as well," Covington Police Capt. Ken Malcom said in a statement.
Spearman was charged with three felony counts of public indecency. He is being held in the Newton County Detention Center.
Malcom said that Spearman has been charged with at least 14 similar crimes in the past.