Alexander County custodian accused of installing camera in elementary school bathroom
Authorities in Alexander County arrested 32-year-old Michael Justin Childers of Taylorsville Tuesday following an investigation into an incident at Wittenburg Elementary School.
The Sheriff’s Office was called to the school after an employee found a video camera in the staff restroom.
Deputies say the camera had been hidden under a sink and was later found on the floor by a staff member.
Childers was a custodian employed by Alexander County Schools. He is charged with one count Felony Peeping and issued a $10,000 secured bond.
Students in Alexander County are currently attending class in-person. Authorities searched the school and found no indication that a camera was placed in any of the student restrooms on campus.