Police: Connecticut man filmed ladies bathrooms at church and work

By Stephen C. Webster
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 11:49 EDT
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A Connecticut man admitted to police this week that he placed cameras in ladies restrooms at his church and workplace over the last several years, according to published reports.

Police arrested Darrel Lewis after a co-worker at Peening Technologies noticed a camera filming her in the restroom. She spoke to NBC Connecticut after the arrest, but her identity was not revealed.

“I thought I was dreaming,” she reportedly said. “I didn’t even know what to do.”

Once confronted, Lewis allegedly admitted to installing cameras in several restrooms since 2009, and court documents say there are likely dozens of victims. Police added that one of them may be an 11-year-old girl.

Lewis reportedly faces a single court of voyeurism, a Class D misdemeanor that carries a penalty of up to a year in prison. The charges could grow if police find evidence of additional crimes on his computer.

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Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
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