Exterminator Exposes Himself to Customer

Modified: July 26, 2019 11:39am

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Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports a man who exposed his penis to a customer in Grand Island has been arrested on multiple exposure charges.


On July 20, The Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a victim’s husband about an incident where an employee of an exterminating company exposed his penis to the victim.  A video, which was captured by a doorbell system, shows 28-year-old Eliezer Ortizapeita of Buffalo removing his private parts from his pants and exposing himself to the victim.


The case was turned over the Detectives with the Sheriff’s Investigative Services unit, and on July 25, the subject was arrested.  Ortizapeita is charged with a misdemeanor count of public lewdness – exposing private parts, and violations for disorderly conduct and exposure of a person.  The defendant was released on appearance tickets for a future court appearance in Grand Island Town Court.


If there are additional victims, the Sheriff’s Office requests they contact Detectives at 858-2903.