News Michael Pope, of ‘Team USA’ tattoo fame, accused of lewdness Michael Pope, who has a "Team USA" tattoo, was identified by the NYPD as a suspect who committed a lewd act on the subway on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015. Photo Credit: NYPD By Rebecca Harshbarger firstname.lastname@example.org Updated December 30, 2015 3:22 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A Manhattan man with a “Team USA” tattoo turned himself in to the cops for masturbating on the No. 2 train, the NYPD said Wednesday. Michael Pope, a 19-year-old from Harlem, surrendered at a lower Manhattan transit police station on West Broadway and Lispenard Street on Tuesday, police said. He was charged Wednesday morning with public lewdness. A subway rider documented him touching himself about 4 p.m. Sunday for a half hour while looking at her on a Manhattan-bound No. 2 train, and shared it with the police, the NYPD said. “He’s not on our team & shouldn’t be too hard to spot,” tweeted the NYPD’s main Twitter account @nypdnews on Tuesday, along with a photo. Pope also was arrested Dec. 18 for traveling from one subway platform to another by climbing onto the tracks at a station on 149th Street in the Bronx, police officials said. He faces a charge of criminal trespassing. The NYPD also arrested him for shoplifting on Nov. 13. By Rebecca Harshbarger email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.