Brett Saltus Arrested in Series of Drive-By Masturbations in Mesa

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Brett Saltus, alleged drive-by masturbator.
A Mesa man is accused in a series of drive-by masturbations, in which police say he'd pull over his truck, open the doors, and masturbate in front of children, before speeding away.

Police arrested 28-year-old Brett Saltus after detectives followed his truck, and caught him in the act, according to court documents obtained by New Times.

Detectives had been following the red Ford Ranger truck that had been connected to other incidents, and saw it pull over near three young girls playing near the entrance to an apartment complex on University Drive.

"Victim number three, 10 years old, was one of those girls, and observed the defendant pull his penis out of the front of his shorts and rub his penis while looking at her," court documents state. "She screamed and ran away crying with her two 9 year old friends who did not see the defendant[']s actions."

The truck drove off after the girl screamed, and while one set of detectives were interviewing the girl, another set followed the truck -- which pulled over, as Saltus again pulled over, opened the doors, and started masturbating in front of a 13-year-old girl, according to the documents.

Police moved in to arrest Saltus at that point, but he backed into a detective's unmarked vehicle before being boxed in, and struggled a bit before being pulled out of the vehicle, hit with the taser, and arrested.

According to court documents, the red truck actually belonged to Saltus' brother.

Saltus was booked into jail on several charges, including multiple public sexual indecency charges, resisting arrest, and aggravated assault.

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family-is-everything
family-is-everything

Thanks everyone for all the support. You all have made this somewhat bearable to deal with over these last 18 months, but it has definitely been tough. Its good to know I have such amazing and supportive people in my life, but I have to ask everyone to stop commenting on here... at least through trial. I know that you all are angry that the people involved with these accusations are trying to tear me apart from my family and my unborn baby, but please restrain from publicly commenting on this. Thanks and I love u all.

cardinals007
cardinals007

I'm actually one of Bretts friends and he deserves to win this case. Hes told me his side of the story and it really does make sense. Just the other day he showed me video evidence proving it was impossible for the cop to have seen anything from what he is claiming. Brett has also been extremely adamant, since the beginning, that the girl who "screamed and ran away" was a fictional character that the cops made up to protect their own ass after using excessive force on him, and he is sure trial will prove this to be true. Brett is honestly one of the best guys ive met since moving to az and I will definitely be in the cheering section during his trial.

justiceforeveryone
justiceforeveryone

It's true, it's a case of mistaken identity. His reputation has suffered greatly because of bad cops trying to pin this on him. He has fought this hard and if there is any justice in this court he will win his case.

mesa_native33
mesa_native33

I have a family member who works in the prosecutors office who recently told me brett got offered no jail time in a plea bargain. I guess he refused it, and is still taking this to trial.... Im not sure how trial will go for him but its obvious to me and other mutual friends of his, that there is a lot more going on than one might think at first. I dont know any facts about the case but Ive heard along the grapevine that there was a problem with mistaken identity, he got his ass kicked by a bunch of cops... I read somewhere that only about 1 in 25 cases actually go to trial, so I personally think that if he was in fact guilty he would have just taken that no jail time plea offer. Anyways, hes always seemed like a good kid and I just hope the jury looks at this case without bias and that he gets a fair trial.

d.i.l.l.i.care
d.i.l.l.i.care

WHAT NO DRUG CHARGES ? THIS IS HIS BRAIN FUNCTION IN ITS NORMAL NON INDUCED STATE?  I IMAGINE THE CONVERSATION HE HAD WITH HIS BRO ON THE BORROWING OF HIS TRUCK GOING SOMETHING LIKE THIS "BRO CAN I PROCURE YOUR TRUCK TO TAKE YET ANOTHER GROUP OF MORMON MISSIONARIES AND THERE BROKEN BICYCLES DOWN TO GET FIXED .WHILST THEY FIXETH THINE HOLY ROLLERS. I PROMISED SOME JEHOVAH WITNESSES THAT I WOULD DELIVER THERE NEW SHIPMENT OF WATCH TOWER CATALOGS TO A BUNCH OF BUSTOPS OH AND ALONG THE WAY I WAS GOING TO NUDELY BEAT MY BISHOP IN CLOSE PROXIMITY OF YOUNG IMPRESSIONABLE GIRLS BUT DONT WORRY ,I'LL BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS AND WONT TAKE ANY OF THE DRUGS WITH ME,AND I'LL LEAVE THEM ALL AT HOME CAUSE I RESPECT YOUR PROPERTY AND MYSELF ENOUGH TO KNOW THAT ...WELL THAT WOULD JUST BE WRONG., .....  ,   

sadie1100
sadie1100

I'm someone who has lived in mesa for years and I know for a fact that many members of the Mesa police department are dirty, corrupt, and highly immoral. I don't know this guy and im not saying hes completely innocent but it would not surprise my if many of the reports were fabricated or at least embellished. Most people know that high levels of power lead to high levels of deceit.

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

I heard that Jaffy barely scaped, jumping off the truck while istill in motion, seems that He was the one doing the "pumping".LOL.

david_saint01
david_saint01

@danzigsdaddy  and i thought drive by shootings were bad.....puts a whole new meaning to car jacking though

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

Jaffy???   is that you????

marcy
marcy

Joe could always use a few more perverts on his posse. 

megadongrocks
megadongrocks

He's probably been arrested for mopery before.

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