A man has been recording women inside a South Carolina Sports Academy restroom for months, police said.
Aron Salmeri, 41, of Aiken was arrested on May 19 and charged with three counts of voyeurism, invasion of privacy, viewing, photographing, recording or filming and a count of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, according to Aiken County Jail. recordings.
Authorities have received several complaints against Salmeri over the past two months for his “creepy” and “inappropriate” behavior, a public information officer with Aiken’s public safety department told McClatchy News on May 20.
After obtaining a search warrant for Salmeri’s phone, police found numerous videos of women inside the store’s restrooms taken over the past three months, according to an incident report from Aiken Police. .
Several women involved in the incidents have told authorities they now want to press charges against Salmeri, police say.
As of May 20, Salmeri was being held at the Aiken County Detention Center, according to prison records.
Aiken is about 56 miles southwest of Columbia.