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Suspect arrested for masturbating in public at Mandeville Lakefront

Jason Paul Taylor, 39 (Source: Mandeville Police Department) Jason Paul Taylor, 39 (Source: Mandeville Police Department)
MANDEVILLE, LA (WVUE) -

Mandeville Police arrested a man for allegedly masturbating outside of his vehicle at the lakefront.

Officers received a complaint about Jason Paul Taylor, 39, performing a lewd act outside of his black sedan Monday around 12:30 p.m.

Police responded to the area of Lakeshore Drive near Girod Street. A witness was able to provide a description as well as a picture she took of the suspect before he left the scene.

Investigators located Taylor within minutes on Lafitte Street near Florida Street as he was trying to leave the area.

Taylor was positively identified, arrested and taken to the Mandeville Police Complex where he was charged with one count of obscentity.

A first offense carries a fine of up to $2,000 and between six month and three years imprisonment.

Taylor will be booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail.

The Mandeville Police Department has investigated two other similar incidents this summer. They have made arrests in all three cases.

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