Man Arrested by Wellfleet Police is Repeat Sex Offender

Information from Mass Sex Offender Registry Board
Pat Tran, age 29, of Lynn, Massachusetts is a registered Level 2 sex offender. (Mass. Sex Offender Registry Board photo)

Wellfleet Police arrested Phat Tran, age 29, of Lynn, Massachusetts on Sunday after he was observed allegedly standing on a dune exposing himself to beach visitors at Newcomb Hollow Beach.  

According data obtained from the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board, this is not Mr. Tran's first encounter with police for sex crimes.

Tran is a registered Level 2 sex offender.  You can view his entire sex offender registration record here.

On August 16, 2016, Tran was convicted of four counts of open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior.

On June 20, 2013 he was convicted on one count of the same charge.

He is described as standing 5'3" tall and weighing 140 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

The SORB lists his residental address in Lynn as well of his registered place of employment, which appears to be an automobile dealership.

Wellfleet Police report Tran was being held on $10,000 bail at the time of their press release. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on