Man arrested for putting cameras in bathroom
Published 12:00 am Monday, October 29, 2007
Leeann Tanner/For The Ironton Tribune
BURLINGTON — A Lowe’s employee has been arrested for placing cameras in the public restroom at the Lowe’s in Burlington.
John Friend, 25, of Coal Grove was arrested Monday for voyeurism.
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He was taken into custody while at work.
A female customer noticed the cameras and alerted management, according to a report from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.
Friend is being charged with videotape, film, photograph, or otherwise recording a person under or through the clothing.
A spokesperson with Lowe’s Companies, Inc., declined comment Tuesday, but said the company was cooperating with local authorities.
Friend is scheduled for arraignment Friday in Lawrence County Municipal Court.