Iowa Man Gets Probation for Campground Camera Case

August 6, 2010 by   - () Leave a Comment

A Decorah, Iowa, man has been sentenced to two years probation for putting a video camera in a women’s restroom at a northeast Iowa campground, the Associated Press reported.

Sixty-nine-year-old Leslie Peterson was sentenced Tuesday (Aug. 3) in Winneshiek County District Court. He pleaded guilty to eight counts of invasion of privacy and was fined $315 on each count.

Peterson was a campground host at the Kendallville Campground. The sheriff’s office says he installed a video camera in the restroom three years ago.

They say it provided a live feed and that no recordings or photographs were found.

Peterson also must complete a sex offender treatment program and register with the state’s sex offender registry.


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