A 31-year-old man who was beforehand accused of recording folks with out their consent was arrested in Tennessee after police mentioned he tried to movie a mom and her youngster within the toilet of a Whataburger.
James B. Josey III was arrested on April 8 and charged with with invasion of privateness, the Metro Nashville Police Department mentioned in a information launch.
Josey is a registered intercourse offender on parole.
According to police, Josey was hiding within the girls’s restroom at a Whataburger in Hermitage, a neighborhood in Nashville, on March 27 when a lady and her 2-year-old youngster got here in.
That’s when he reportedly began to movie them. But the girl “noticed a phone pressed against the open gap between the two stalls” and yelled at him, police mentioned.
Josey fled the restaurant however a Whataburger worker acknowledged him as a result of he used to work there, in accordance with the discharge.
“During an interview with Youth Services detectives today, Josey admitted to videoing in women’s restrooms for sexual gratification,” police mentioned.
According to the Tennessee Sex Offender Registry, Josey was convicted in 2015 on expenses of observing with out consent. He has a number of different felony expenses courting again to 2009 — together with public indecency, illegal pictures in violation of privateness, statement with out consent and violation of privateness by spying.
Josey’s bond has been set at $2,500, and police mentioned the state plans to file a parole violation warrant towards him.