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Police Arrest Grocery Store Groper
Tempe PD and Gilbert PD
Posted Date: 8/2/2013

Sergeant Mike Pooley
Media Relations Unit
michael_pooley@tempe.gov
(480)858-6087

On August 8, 2013 Tempe Police and Gilbert Police working together identified and arrested 21 year old Jesse Jimenez who targeted women in grocery stores and assaulted them by grabbing their buttocks. Jimenez was identified with the public’s help after they had seen local media coverage on these assaults. Jimenez was arrested at his residence. Jimenez committed his first assault on June 25th and committed three more offenses over the next month at various locations in Tempe and Gilbert. During a post arrest interview with Jimenez, he admitted to all of the assaults.

Jimenez has been transported and booked into the Tempe City Jail. Jimenez has been charged with four counts of assault. 

 

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Jimenez

 

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