A man arrested Wednesday afternoon near a south Fort Worth elementary school after he was observed near the campus in a car outfitted with police gear has been identified as Geronimo Molina of Fort Worth, police and jail reports state.
Molina, 44, was still in the Manfield Jail Thursday night with bail set at $6,587.
Officer Sharron Neal, police spokeswoman, said the man would be charged with disorderly conduct for exposing himself in the car.
He also faces a charge of failure to identify (fugitive intent to give false information) in the incident. In addition, there was an arrest warrant on him for suspicion of assault causing bodily injury/family member and two other traffic warrants out of Arlington.
And jail records showed that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement requested that a hold be placed on him because he is suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.
Officers were called at 3 p.m. to Hubbard Heights Elementary School, 1333 Spurgeon St., to investigate a report of a suspicious person. Police caught the man watching children from a black Ford Crown Victoria, similar to those used by police, officers said in their report.
The car was equipped with a video camera on a mirror and police lights on back. The vehicle had been "parked at (the) school for the past three days," the report states.
Authorities impounded the 2004 Ford Crown Victoria.
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