Eighth squad detectives report the arrest of a Bethpage man for public lewdness that occurred on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.
According to detectives, Keith Whitenack, 44, of 466 Farmranch Road E, purposely exposed himself while standing in a CVS entrance vestibule, 380 Broadway, where he positioned himself to be witnessed by the victims. During this incident his actions were observed by two 12 year old’s and one 13 year old female victims.
An investigation by detectives led them to the identity and location of Whitenack and he was subsequently placed under arrest without incident.
The defendant is charged with Public Lewdness 1st Degree and two (3) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He will be arraigned in Mineola on Saturday, August 1, 2020.
Detectives request anyone who believes they may have been a victim to Whitenack’s actions should call the Eighth Squad at (516) 573-6853 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Lichtenstein 07/31/20/2200/8834