Man suspected of aggravated assault, lewd acts on highway

Man exposes himself on Kirkman Road, SR 408 before arrest, officials say


ORLANDO, Fla. – A man was arrested Saturday morning after he exposed himself to drivers coming onto the State Road 408 ramp and pulled a knife on a deputy who observed his actions, authorities said.

Officials said Donald Destin, 35, ran away from  Orange County sheriff's deputies and down Kirkman Road, continuing to disobey the deputies' commands.

Deputies said Destin then ran into the plaza on the southwest corner of Kirkman Road and West Colonial Drive, which resulted in several other deputies being called to assist.

Deputies ordered Destin to drop his weapon and, after he refused, he began to swing the knife around in the direction of all the deputies, officials said.

Three deputies fired their electronic control devices at Destin, and two of the stun guns had a positive effect, authorities said.

Orange County Fire Rescue arrived at the scene to take Destin to Health Central Hospital for treatment of minor abrasions he suffered as a result of the stun gun, officials said.

Destin faces charges of  aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer with a deadly weapon, resisting an officer with violence, indecent exposure, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and carrying a concealed weapon.