Newark Man Wanted for Indecent Exposure

On April 29, 2020, at about 1813 hours, Newark Police responded to a section of the Pomeroy Trail, near Wilbur Street, for a report of an indecent exposure.  Responding officers contacted two females who reported that they observed a male subject on the sidewalk in an apartment complex on Wilbur Street, just off the trail, who was exposing his genitals and performing a lewd act.  The act was in clear view of people on the trail.

After interviewing witnesses, officers identified the male suspect as Matthew Hilker, 34, of Newark.

An arrest warrant was obtained for Hilker for charges of Indecent Exposure Second Degree and Lewdness.  The case is pending Hilker’s arrest.

Anyone with information as to this incident is asked to contact Cpl. N. Graber at (302) 366-7100 x. 3436 or Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

No photo of Hilker is available for release.