Alexander County custodian accused of installing camera in elementary school bathroom

December 4, 2020

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.

https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/crime/alexander-county-custodian-charged-with-peeping/275-42e2b403-3bcf-4116-b16f-95973f94874c

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