Ruben Rodriguez Gets 18 Months for Flashing Teen and Tween Girls

Ruben Rodriguez has been sentenced to 18 months in state prison for flashing teen and tween girls walking to North County high schools and junior highs.

The 22-year-old Anaheim man pleaded guilty last month to an attempted lewd act on a child under 14 and luring a child with the intent to commit a specified crime, both felonies, and two misdemeanor counts of annoying a child and indecent exposure.

Prosecutors dropped 18 other misdemeanor counts in exchange for the guilty pleas.

Rodriguez was arrested in September 2010 for exposing himself to two 17-year-old girls near Buena Park High. A month later, he was picked up for flashing a pair of 14-year-old girls walking to Sunny Hills High in Fullerton.

During the subsequent investigation, girls came forward to accuse Rodriguez of flashing them at Troy High School and Nicolas Junior High School. Some victims were as young as 12.

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