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The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a pest & lawn service worker twice last week after detectives spoke with two female customers who said the man exposed himself to them during separate incidents.
27-year old Tyler Mountain of Lake Wales was charged with Lewd Exhibition (M1) and Lewd Exhibition to an Elderly Person (F3).
The investigation began on October 26, 2023 after a 76-year old woman reported that an employee of Massey Services exposed himself to her while he was in her Davenport home to provide an estimate for pest control services.
The victim reported that Mountain stepped out of her bathroom with his penis exposed saying that his zipper was broken, and requested her assistance, which she refused.
When a PCSO detective contacted Massey Services, a regional manager informed the detective that Mountain’s employment with the company had been terminated following the complaint—the second such complaint they received about him.
On November 22nd, Mountain was arrested for the October 26th incident, however, the victim of a previous incident in Haines City was not in the county at the time.
Upon the woman’s return, the PCSO detective met with her and learned that Mountain came to her home on July 24, 2023 for lawn maintenance, exposed himself, and also claimed his zipper was broken.
On November 25th, Mountain was again arrested and charged with the July offense.
“This man used his work position to gain access to the homes of these women, and then sexually exposed himself—this behavior is disgusting and predatory. We believe it’s possible that more victims of this man could be out there, and if that’s the case, we want them to come forward.”– Grady Judd, Sheriff
If anyone has information regarding similar acts by Tyler Mountain, please contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 863-298-6200.