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Somerville Man Charged with Placing Hidden Camera Inside Bathroom of Business in Warren

By rlsmetro on

Somerset County authorities reported  the arrest of Mr. Leonardo Sanchez, 31, of  Somerville  for Invasion of Privacy that occurred in Warren Township. 

Prosecutor Robertson stated on Friday, March 19, at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Warren Township Police received a report of a suspicious incident, at Impact Martial Arts (Mountain Blvd. Warren, New Jersey), that occurred earlier that evening.

Officials say it was reported that an employee/student found a hidden camera, inside the public/student bathroom of the business, along with videos of individuals using that bathroom.  

The Warren Township Police Detective Bureau responded to conduct the investigation which consisted of executing Superior Court ordered search warrants for the defendant’s residence and business seizing all electronic devices.  

Officials aid Sanchez, who is the owner/operator of Impact Martial Arts, was placed under arrest without incident.

Prosecutor Robertson stated that defendant Sanchez was charged with third-degree Invasion of Privacy and was lodged in the Somerset County Jail pending a bail detention hearing.  

The investigation remains on-going.  

Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor and Chief Keane request anyone with information relating to this incident to contact the Warren Township Police Department at (908) 753-1000 or via the STOPit app.