Golf cart handyman exposed himself to residents of Mesa retirement community: MCSO

A handyman who police say exposed himself to at least five people in a Mesa community was arrested.

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said it received multiple reports of inappropriate sexual touching and indecent exposure on April 11 in the Leisure World community, located near Power Road and Southern Avenue.

“The calls for service centered on similar alleged incidents where the subject identified as John ‘Jack’ Grefe exposed himself or inappropriately hugged/touched victims servicing their golf carts in their homes,” the MCSO said. in a press release.

Grefe, a resident of Leisure World, was known in the community for repairing golf carts.

Investigators say they interviewed five known victims who all said Grefe groped them, exposed herself or made unwanted inappropriate sexual comments to them.

On October 12, Grefe was stopped and imprisoned after the issuance of a warrant. Grefe is charged with eight counts of sexual abuse and two counts of indecent exposure.