It’s highly advisable to indulge a hobby upon retirement and photography is a darn good one, as blogger Bob Walsh will attest. However, it’s best to stick with a more conventional subject, milieu and tools to avoid running afoul of the law–A bowl of fruit, in a kitchen with a Nikon NOT a minor’s crotch, in a store with a Nokia!
Apparently, retired CO Williams wasn’t aware of the 2009 arrest of a man in Kobe for a similar hobby miscue: New iPod nano Caused Expected Upskirt Movie Taker’s Arrest–Or perhaps that’s where he got the idea! Never let it be said retirees don’t still do their part to maintain the profession’s image…
By Tomas Dinges | The Star-Ledger
NEW BRUNSWICK — A retired corrections officer from Burlington County was caught taking photos under the skirt of a 15-year-old shopper in a New Brunswick store and is suspected of doing so on previous occasions, officials said today.
Harold Williams, 60, of Eastampton, was charged with invasion of privacy and child endangerment after being captured and held by a security guard shortly after the incident Friday, county and local officials said.
Williams followed the girl into a store on George Street, held a cell phone under her skirt and took a photo, Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan and city Police Director Anthony Caputo said in a joint statement.
Williams retired in 2008 as a corrections officer at the Mid-State Correctional Facility in Wrightstown, the officials said…
Investigators believe Williams may have taken similar photos in other jurisdictions…(Full text at The Star-Ledger)