Man arrested on suspicion of sexual misconduct at Ellis Library

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 | 1:30 p.m. CDT; updated 7:29 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 19, 2011

COLUMBIA — MU police arrested a man Monday on suspicion of second-degree sexual misconduct for exposing himself in a restroom in Ellis Library on Friday.

It was reported to Ellis Library security Friday that Willy Wray Wood, 53, was in an enclosed stall when he got the attention of another occupant and exposed himself, MU Police Chief Jack Watring said.

Police included photos of Wood in an announcement sent to MU students and employees Monday.  He was recognized and arrested when he returned to Ellis Library.

Wood posted a $500 bond Monday, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department. Watring said no charges had been brought as of Tuesday morning.


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sally willis July 19, 2011 | 2:12 p.m.

This leaves me with so many questions. First would they have arrested him if he had been at a urinal?

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Paul Allaire July 19, 2011 | 2:47 p.m.
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