Westborough – Westborough Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning:
9/11/16, at approximately 9:18 AM, the Westborough Police Department responded to the area of 203 Flanders Rd. for a report of a scantily clad male who was exposing himself to vehicles passing by.
An investigation by Officer Tyson Delong led him to 175 Flanders Rd. where a registered level 3 sex offender lives. The physical description of the suspect matched the description of the person who answered the door at 175 Flanders Rd.
The suspect at this location was identified by a witness. Joseph E. Laplante, age 48 of 175 Flanders Rd. Westborough was arrested by Officer Delong. He was charged with open and gross lewdness (subsequent offense), lewd and lascivious conduct, disorderly conduct and indecent exposure.
He was booked at the Westborough Police Department and was released on $300 cash bail for his appearance in WDC Monday morning.