Mineral Wells Man pleads guilty in stalking case

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - UPDATE: 04/20/2017 4 P.M.

Timothy Blake, 28 years old, of Mineral Wells, pleaded guilty in Washington County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday.

He plead guilty to pandering obscenities, menacing by stalking, and sexual imposition, all 5th degree felonies.

Blake will be sentenced at 1 P.M. on June 5th in the Washington County Courthouse.

Blake was arrested on December 30th, for allegedly using a syringe to squirt his semen on female shoppers in several Marietta stores.

UPDATE: 03/04/2017 1 P.M.

A Mineral Wells man accused by Washington County authorities of using a syringe to squirt his semen on female shoppers is scheduled to appear in court next week.

Timothy Blake is facing multiple charges, including pandering obscenities, misdemeanor menacing by stalking and misdemeanor sexual imposition. .

He was arraigned in Marietta Municipal Court on Tuesday, and a preliminary hearing was scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 11 . His bond was continued at $11,000 and he was ordered to wear a GPS ankle monitor.

Blake was arrested on Dec. 30.

Police have caught a man they'be been searching for over the last two months.

Timothy Blake is accused of masturbating in Marietta parking lots, then putting his semen in a syringe. He then reportedly went into stores and followed women around, squirting them with it.

Deputies caught him Friday. They'd been looking for the company car he'd been using in these alleged crimes.

"It's not something that we've encountered before and after we arrested Mr. Blake, we asked him about it, and he said it was something that he had discovered on the internet and decided to try it," said Sheriff Mincks of the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Mincks says if any woman thinks she might be a victim in these crimes, call them at 740-376-7070.

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