Police: man videotaped 28 in women's bathroom

Police: man videotaped 28 in women's bathroom

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GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities have charged a 22-year-old man with using his cellphone to secretly take videos of more than two dozen women and girls as they used a bathroom at an upstate New York speedway.

The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports that Mitchell Lindsey of Poughquag in Dutchess County turned himself in Wednesday at the Orange County Sheriff's Office in Goshen. He's charged with 116 counts of unlawful surveillance and 12 counts of eavesdropping.

Prosecutors say Lindsey used a smartphone to videotape 28 women and girls in a bathroom in the pit area at the Orange County Fair Speedway. Officials say his face appears in some of the videos.

Lindsey was released from jail after posting $5,000. It couldn't be determined if he had a lawyer.


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