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QUESTION: What is the status of Jerry Caldwell, arrested Feb. 28, 2012, by the Sacramento County Sheriff on suspicion of indecent exposure?
Submitted by: Twice Retired, Ventura
ANSWER: Jerry Wayne Caldwell remains in Sacramento County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bail.
According to Sacramento Superior Court online records, his trial is to begin Jan. 17.
Charges against Caldwell, 56, include indecent exposure, lewd and lascivious acts, and annoying or molesting a child younger than 18.
Sacramento County sheriff's detectives arrested Caldwell, a Placer County resident, last February after he allegedly exposed himself to two young girls in separate incidents.
The first incident allegedly occurred Feb. 1 at a Walmart store in Sacramento County. Caldwell is accused of exposing himself again Feb. 3 when he approached a 5-year-old girl inside a Thriftown USA store, also in Sacramento County.
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