By Richard Wilson, Staff Writer Updated 9:47 PM Tuesday, August 30, 2011
HAMILTON — A man who has been repeatedly arrested for public indecency faces a new charge after an incident during the weekend.
Edwin Charles Tobergta, 32, of the 1000 block of Harmon Avenue, was arrested at his home early Sunday morning after he was seen engaging in sexual conduct with a pink inflatable swimming pool raft, according to police records. The incident allegedly occurred in an alley behind his home. The witness, who was the owner of the raft, reported to police that the suspect took the raft with him after being shouted at to stop, according to records.
Police said the suspect admitted to the act and told officers that he has a problem and needs help.
Tobergta has been arrested at least five times previously for similar offenses, according to Hamilton Municipal Court records. He was indicted in May 2010 for tampering with evidence and possessing criminal tools; and after a July 2008 conviction for public indecency, he was sentenced to community control and required to seek mental health services.
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