|Published:||May 23, 2012 4:14 PM EDT|
|Updated:||May 23, 2012 4:14 PM EDT|
SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested 38-year-old Jason Beles, 3020 Bispham Road, #201, after beachgoers reported he was exposing himself and acting in a lewd manner at Siesta Key Beach.
Witnesses said Beles was sitting in a chair near Beach Access #1 on North Shell Road yesterday and was committing lewd acts while staring directly at children who were just six and twelve-years-old. Beles also entered the water and stood where it was only up to his thighs and removed his shorts. When deputies arrived Beles initially refused to give his correct name and date of birth. He then scuffled with deputies in an attempt to avoid arrest, but deployment of a Taser® helped them gain control and Beles was taken into custody.
Beles is charged with Lewd & Lascivious Conduct, Resisting Arrest with Violence, Giving a False ID to Law Enforcement and Violation of Probation. Beles was convicted in April 2010 of Lewd & Lascivious Conduct for exposing himself to young children at the mall and sentenced to four years of supervised release.