|William Martini IV|
A man who was accused of slapping the backsides of numerous girls and women, was arrested on a charge of forcible touching, police in New York said.
The New York State Police have arrested 31-year-old William Martini IV of Poughkeepsie, after being seen by an officer getting out of his truck and slapping the backside of a woman.
Martini was charged with forcible touching and criminal possession of a weapon. Martini was booked into the Dutchess County Jail, and his bail was set at $10,000.
According to the police investigation, a 17-year-old girl was running on Bushwick Road about 3:00 p.m., when Martini stopped in a van, got out and started running behind her.
Martini then grabbed her backside before getting back in the van. The next day, also around 3:00 p.m. a police officer saw Martini’s van on Wilbur Road in Pleasant Valley.
Martini went outside and he then slapped a woman’s backside. Martini was arrested, and he was found to be in possession of an unlicensed gun.