A Florida man with menacing tattoos covering his face climbed on top of playground equipment Sunday and yelled at children about the ins and outs of sex, police said.
Otis Dawayne Ryan, 30, was convicted of disorderly conduct and fined $118 for his sex ed stunt, according to The Tampa Bay Times. He was also ordered to stay away from the park. He is listed as a transient, meaning he is likely homeless.
A police officer spotted Ryan walking over to the busy playground in Clearwater. Ryan climbed "to the top of one of the children’s toys that was being occupied by children between the ages of 4 and 6," the officer wrote in an arrest report.
"He then started shouting from the top telling the children that babies come out of women," he said. The officer said Ryan used vulgar terms in the unprompted lesson.
Earlier in the afternoon, police said Ryan bothered tourists and made inappropriate comments to women in the park to get the women’s boyfriends and husband to confront him. Just like the playground incident, an officer was apparently watching him the whole time.
Ryan has since been released from jail.
Jail records show that Ryan was arrested in April for felony battery. A few days before that he was arrested for allegedly carrying a concealed weapon and domestic aggravated assault. It’s unclear if he was convicted of the crimes. Just two days before the playground incident, he was arrested for misdemeanor disorderly conduct after he allegedly began swearing at a street performer while children were present, according to WFLA in St. Petersburg. He was released Saturday, a day before appearing on the playground.
[Photo: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]