LPD: Child Welfare Expert Arrested For Exposing Himself to Teens

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Lincoln Police arrested a National Child Welfare Center associate director after they say he exposed himself to four teenage girls.

Police say 68-year-old Steven Preister was arrested Monday night. They say he was in town for a conference with the Department of Heath and Humane Services about child welfare.

According to police, Preister confronted four girls, aged 14 to 15, as they left a stairwell at a Lincoln hotel. They say he was intoxicated and was wearing only a T-shirt. Police say Preister told the girls they were being too loud. They say two adults witnessed the incident.

Police arrested Preister for disturbing the peace and public nudity.

Preister is associate director of the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement.