Update: Duo Now Faces Federal Child Exploitation Charges

Were you a witness to this duo in the park today? If so, Davis PD wants a report of what you saw.

UPDATE 9/11: Bowen and Xu now face federal charges of child exploitation. The duo is accused of sharing sexually explicit photos of children and Xu is accused of taking pornographic photos of her own child. They are next scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 18. 

UPDATE 9/5: 
Both Xu and Bowen have pleaded not guilty at an arraignment hearing. Charges include Lewd and Obscene Exhibition and Conduct. Both are scheduled to appear back in court on Sept. 18, at 10 a.m., D-6. 

Bowen is scheduled to be arraigned on July 16 at 1:30 pm in Dept 9, his bail is set at $30,000.

Xu posted bail and is scheduled to be arraigned on Aug 9, 1:30 pm.

Yolo County DA's office reports, the defendants were arrested by Davis PD for Lewd and Obscene Exhibition and Conduct.

Davis PD

On July 10, 2013, at approximately 9:25 a.m., the Davis Police Department responded to the area of a City owned greenbelt near the Covell bike overcrossing on the north side of Community Park after a worker in the area saw a female exposing herself to two passing juveniles. 

It was further reported that while the female exposed herself, a male who was with her took photos or video of the exhibition. Officers responded to the area and located the male and female associated with the call. 
During the course of the investigation, it was discovered that Wenyi Xu, a 30 year old female resident of Folsom, had intentionally disrobed and exposed herself to two juveniles as they rode past her location on bicycles. 

As Xu exposed herself, Nicholas Bowen, a 61 year old Grizzly Flats resident, photographed or videoed the episode. When Xu exposed herself, one juvenile fell off his bicycle, but did not appear to be injured. The juvenile left the scene and has not been identified. 

Both Xu and Bowen were arrested and lodged at the Monroe Detention Facility in Woodland.

The Davis Police Department believes there may be additional victims in the Davis area and potentially in Sacramento County or El Dorado County. Anyone with information on Xu or Bowen is urged to contact the 

Davis Police Department at (530) 747-5400 and report any incidents involving either of these suspects.

Xu was booked on indecent exposure, annoying a child, engaging in lewd acts in public, and conspiracy.

Bowen was booked on assisting in indecent exposure, annoying a child, lewd acts in public, and conspiracy.


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