Man breaks into elderly woman’s home, exposes himself

0824 Joshua Robert JohnsonAshland, Ore. – An Ashland man was arrested after police say he entered an elderly woman’s home, exposed himself and sexually propositioned her.

Ashland Police said 21-year-old Joshua Robert Johnson gained access to the home through an open door on Friday night. He was immediately met by the 87-year-old female homeowner. Johnson exposed himself to the woman and asked her to perform a sexual act. He left the home when the woman refused.

According to APD, the woman locked all her doors, only to have Johnson return minutes later and smash a sliding glass door with a potted plant. The woman fled the home and called 911.

Officers said they were able to identify the suspect as Johnson, who turned himself in on Tuesday afternoon. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail on two counts of burglary, private indecency, and two count of criminal mischief.

Court records show he was later convicted of burglary and private indecency charges.

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