Blinking light alerts Española woman to hidden bathroom camera | KOB 4
Advertisement

Blinking light alerts Española woman to hidden bathroom camera

Johnny Chacon Johnny Chacon | 

Marian Camacho
May 10, 2018 11:37 AM

ESPANOLA, N.M. – Police in Española arrested a man who confessed to placing a camera inside an air freshener to watch his neighbor.

Advertisement

According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, a criminal complaint shows 67-year-old Johnny Chacon admitted to placing the recording device in his neighbor’s home.  Police say the woman was changing out the cartridge in the plug in when she noticed a blinking blue light inside.

Officers were called to the home and discovered the camera system and a memory card with four videos on it including footage of a man who appeared to be installing the camera.

The woman told police she had known Chacon for a long time but did not think he had ever been inside her home.  A detective wrote that Chacon had obviously been inside the woman’s home because he knew the exact size and color of the air freshener to purchase to make sure it matched the one she had.

Chacon was arrested but has since been released on an unsecured bond of $2,500, with a GPS and an alcohol monitor.

Credits

Marian Camacho

Copyright 2018 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement




Advertisement



APD investigating woman's suspicious death

Farmington couple accused of abuse faces new charges

Suspect taken into custody after taking people hostage

New Mexico clergy sex abuse victim responds to Pope's apology

APS planning on $13 million in security upgrades