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2 men arrested in harassment of youths on Orange County buses

Keith Edward Froman (L) and Martin Esquibel Aguilar
Two men who make lewd remarks or harassed underage youths on Orange County buses have been arrested, authorities said Wednesday.

Keith Edward Froman, 48, allegedly made comments to a boy about drugs and romance at a bus stop in Anaheim. The boy walked away, but Froman is suspected of following the boy onto a bus and sitting next to him, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

Froman was arrested after investigators used his bus pass to trace his movements and obtain security video of his actions, authorities said. He was being held at the Orange County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Martin Esquibel Aguilar, 44, was accused of repeatedly sitting next to a girl on a bus and asking personal questions, authorities said. He allegedly became more aggressive and gave the the girl a white rose.

Aguilar was arrested Nov. 4 and pleaded guilty to child annoyance. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail and placed on probation for three years, the Sheriff's Department said.

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Photos: Keith Edward Froman, left, and Martin Esquibel Aguilar

Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department

 
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