CLAYTON — A registered sex offender from Fredericktown, Missouri, was charged this week after police say someone reported seeing him masturbating in an alley behind a Clayton home.
David Miller, 62, was charged Thursday with a misdemeanor count of sexual misconduct.
Charges say someone called police after seeing a naked man in an alley in the 6600 block of San Bonita Avenue near Concordia Seminary. The man ran away and jumped into a vehicle. The witness took photos of the man's car and provided police with a license plate number, which led officers to Miller.
Miller, who has convictions for rape and sexual misconduct from the 1980s in West Memphis, Arkansas, told police he was masturbating while watching a woman doing yard work.
"The defendant says he does this all the time and does not believe he did anything wrong," Clayton officer Ryan Dunn wrote in a probable cause statement.
A judge set Miller's bail at $50,000 cash-only.
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