Man Arrested for Photographing Children Inside Store
The Sacramento Sheriff's Department Hi Tech Crimes Task Force and Detectives from the Internet Crimes Against Children are asking for the public's assistance in identifying potential child victim's after finding a large amount of photographs of unidentified children on the cellular telephone of a man arrested for Child Annoyance.
On Monday, October 21, 2013, the Sheriff's Department received a complaint of a male inside of a seasonal Halloween store in the south County area, following small children and taking photographs of a female child's private area from his cell phone. Detectives have identified the male suspect as Garth Mendenhall Clark, 67. Clark was arrested this evening and booked into the Sacramento County Jail.
Clark is identified as a white male adult with brown hair, green eyes. He stands 5'4" tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. Clark drives a mid-size recreational vehicle with out-of-state plates.
Anyone with information or concerns that your child has been unknowingly photographed by a male you recognize as Garth Clark, is asked to contact Sheriff's Department Detectives at (916) 874-3002. Tips may also be left at www.sacsheriff.com, by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword SSD, or at (916) 874-TIPS (8477).