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Orin Fryson, high-fashion photog, pleads guilty to indecent exposure and masturbation at DU

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There's a huge disconnect between the images shared online by Orin Fryson and news of his assorted arrests and guilty pleas.

The former portray him as a super-hot photographer whose striking images of gorgeous women are undeniably eye-popping. The latter depicts busts for indecent exposure and masturbation at assorted Denver-area colleges, with the likelihood of jail time when he's sentenced in July. Photos and details below.

Fryson's personal Facebook page spotlights a slew of photos that capture his becoming smile, as well as his washboard abs.... ...and very commercial look.

Also on view are assorted shots of female models, presumably taken by him under the auspices of an operation called Mile High Models, whose Facebook profile pic and accompanying logo are identical to the one seen on his own page.

His last images appeared in September 2012 — the same month when posts on Fryson's page and that of Mile High Models abruptly end. Why? Perhaps because that's around when he was arrested at the University of Denver after allegedly masturbating in front of the campus' Centennial Halls — an act reported by a witness and apparently captured on security cameras.

According to the DU Clarion, the university's newspaper, this was not a first offense. When he was booked on the DU incident, he's said to have had another, similar charge at Arapahoe Community College and two more at Metro State.

The Clarion cites court records revealing that Fryson has now pleaded guilty to three indecent-exposure-and-masturbation counts (a fourth was dropped). Each reportedly carries a sentence ranging between six and eighteen months in jail and fines of from $500 to $5,000.

That's not a pretty picture.

More from our Colorado Crimes archive circa 2011: "Kyle Horning busted for indecent exposure and burglary after walking in naked on 10-year-old."

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