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FLORIDA: Music Pastor Arrested for Indecent Exposure

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Music Pastor Manuel Garcia was arrested for indecent exposurePanama City, Fla. - The Music Pastor of First Baptist Church in Panama City is facing charges. The Bay County Sheriff's Office jail records say Manuel Garcia was arrested for indecent exposure, a misdemeanor.

According to the Panama City Police Department, undercover officers responded to Joe Moody Harris Park Thursday afternoon in reference to complaints about people exposing their genitals in the park.

The arrest report states that Garcia parked next to two different undercover officers while at the park. Garcia allegedly made hand gestures consistent with masturbating and motioned for one of the officers to come to his vehicle.

The officer says he then rolled down his window and Garcia made the gesture again and motioned for him to get in the car. He then asked the officer what he was doing in the park and the officer told him he was just hanging out.

The officer then asked Garcia if he was looking for anything and he made the same hand gesture and motioned for the officer to get in the vehicle. The officer asked Garcia if he had any money and did not get a response. The officer rolled up his window.

The officer says a short time later Garcia once again made the hand gesture and asked for him to get in the vehicle. The officer rolled down the window and told Garcia he would not get in until he knew what was going on. That's when the officer says Garcia took out his genitals and fondled it.

Garcia was released earlier Thursday after posting his $250 bail.