Registered Sex Offender arrested in Placerville when Found Undressing in a Mother’s Bedroom
“She woke up to some man standing next to her bed naked, completely naked,” said the victim’s friend, Jessics Jenkins. Mitchell was naked and trying to get in the victims bed. “It scared her. She told him to get out and he did,” said Kim Nida with Placerville Police.
Placerville police have arrested a man on suspicion of entering an apartment and undressing in the bedroom of a sleeping woman. Police said that a man they identified as Mitchell entered the unlocked apartment occupied by a 29-year-old woman and her six-year-old child. The woman awoke to see a man undressing in her bedroom.
She demanded that he leave the apartment and she ran out of the bedroom. The woman knew Mitchell from prior contact at the apartment complex but had no personal relationship with him, police said.
Mitchell put clothes back on and left the apartment, according to the press release. The woman then reported the incident to police. The victim said she remained calm, thinking mostly of her 6-year-old daughter in the next room.
Mitchell worked at the apartment complex repairing windows. He also frequented the restaurant where the victim worked.
Police also said Mitchell is a registered sex offender. Court records reveal a long criminal history with his latest Incident an exposure arrest last spring.
The apartment complex manager says Mitchell will not be allowed back on the premises.
When Mitchell turned himself in on Monday morning, police said they had been searching for him in connection with the incident at an apartment on Ray Lawyer Drive at about 3 a.m. the day before.