As reported by Thomas J. Morgan in the July 25, 2012 edition of the Providence Journal, Barrington Police have arrested a man and charged him with two (2) counts of video voyeurism. The man was an employee at medical office in Barrington. He alleged took videos of women as they were changing. The police investigated after a teenage girl noticed a cell phone and recording video in the room.
Pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws 11-64-2 defines video voyeurism as a person is guilty of video voyeurism when, for the purpose of sexual arousal, gratification or stimulation, such person:
(a) Uses, installs or permits the use or installation of an imaging device to capture, record, store or transmit visual images of the intimate areas of another person without that other person's knowledge and consent, and under circumstances in which that other person would have a reasonable expectation of privacy.
(b) Intentionally, and with knowledge that the image was obtained in violation of subsection (a), disseminates, publishes, or sells such image of the captured representation of another person or persons depicted in the representation or reproduction, and who did not consent to the dissemination, publication or sale.
(2) A person is also guilty of video voyeurism when that person, for the purpose of sexual arousal, gratification or stimulation, looks into an occupied dwelling or other building by use of an imaging device that provides images of the interior of a dwelling.
The penalties if convicted of video voyeurism include imprisonment for not more than three (3) years in jail and/or fined not more than five thousand dollars ($5000).
If you or a family member has been charged with video voyeurism, possession of child pornography or other sex crimes, please allow Attorney Robert H. Humphrey's reputation, experience and skill to successfully guide you through the legal process. Please contact Attorney Robert H. Humphrey, Esq., at 401-816-5862 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.