“Stop Kony” Invisible Children Co-Founder Detained by San Diego Police

He was masturbating in public and likely high, police said.

By Julianne Hing Mar 16, 2012

Jason Russell, co-founder of Invisible Children, the group that shot to worldwide fame for its #StopKony campaign, has been detained by San Diego police, reports [NBC](http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/03/kony_2012_white_saviors.html). From [NBC San Diego](http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/03/kony_2012_white_saviors.html): > Jason Russell, 33, was allegedly found masturbating in public, vandalizing cars and possibly under the influence of something, according to Lt. Andra Brown. He was detained at the intersection of Ingraham Street and Riviera Road. > > Brown said Russell was acting very strange. > > Police said they received several calls yesterday at 11:30 a.m. of a man in various stages of undress, running through traffic and screaming. Police described him as "in his underwear."