BASALT, Colo. (CBS4) – A man who works at the City Market in Basalt on the Western Slope is accused of hiding a camera in the women’s bathroom.
Police say Louis Garcia Turbin, 29, of Blue Lake in El Jebel, allegedly installed the camera to spy on his girlfriend. He was arrested on Friday.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Doctors React To FDA Decision On Vaccine Booster Shots For Only Targeted Group
The camera, shaped like a standard electrical outlet, was placed on the wall of a handicapped-toilet stall of the bathroom.READ MORE: Barry Morphew Will Stand Trial For Murder Of Wife Suzanne
“It was obvious it wasn’t supposed to be there,” Basalt Police Sgt. Penny Paxton said of the video camera. It looked like an outlet, she said, except there was a hole between the plug-ins.MORE NEWS: Gabby Petito Traveled To Great Sand Dunes, Colorado Springs With Fiancé Before She Seemingly Disappeared
Turbin told police he thought his girlfriend was going to the bathroom to call another man. He faces charges of stalking and invasion of privacy.