“He was cooperative with the investigation,” Kilburn said. “He has taken this seriously. He has taken steps to make sure this never happens again.”
Sherron told Smith he had to consider the safety of the community when handing down his sentence. The judge sentenced Smith to 180 days in jail on the first charge and a suspended 60 days in jail on the second. Smith was handcuffed and taken downstairs to begin serving his sentence.
On Jan. 6, a female mail carrier reported a heavyset man in an orange car was sitting in the car masturbating as she delivered mail on Barnitz Street.
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In a Jan. 16 report, a parent reported his daughter got off the school bus on Malvern Street and a man in an orange vehicle followed her. When the car passed her and began to turn around, the girl said she took off running.
A parent also reported on Jan. 18 that a suspicious man followed her home down Henry Avenue and made her feel uncomfortable, according to the police report.