22-year-old Tristan Douglas Coffey of Smokey Creek Road in Lenoir has been arrested for felony indecent exposure.
He was arrested in connection to an incident on May 5 when the Burke County Sheriff’s Office took a call regarding a male subject exposing himself to two female childcare workers at the Morganton First Church of God off of Summer’s Road. Detectives determined that the suspect, Tristan Douglas Coffey, was driving a silver Hyundai with damage to the front driver’s side door. Following an investigation, Detectives filed felony charges against Coffey.
On May 7, Coffey turned himself in at the Caldwell County Jail where he faced four unserved misdemeanor indecent exposure warrants from May 6. He was jailed under a $20,000 secured bond on the felony indecent exposure charge. He’ll appear in District Court in Morganton on May 28. District Court appearances in Lenoir were set for June 14 & 28.
Coffey has been charged with over ten misdemeanor counts of indecent exposure since 2019. Burke County Detectives are investigating Coffey for other possible incidents in Burke and surrounding counties.