Horse trainer accused of recording girl in changing area

LINCOLN COUNTY, MO. - A 72-year-old man who gave horse-riding lessons out of his property in Lincoln County was charged with invasion of privacy after police said they found an illegally recorded video on his cell phone.

According to a statement from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Kenneth Emery, of Lincoln County, was charged after an investigation that began in June 2016.

Police began their investigation after a teenage girl told them she spotted a flashing red light on a camera in the changing area of the facility. She told police she ran out of the room and called her dad, but when she returned, the camera was gone.

Officers applied and received a search warrant for Emery's home along the 300 block of Penrod Road in Lincoln County, where they seized Emery's cell phone. Police said they found one video of a girl dressing the the room, and they determined he recorded the video through a hole in the wall.

They also found evidence that multiple other videos had been from a GoPro account. They also said Emery's GoPro camera and personal computer have not been found.

Emery, who refused to talk to investigators, was charged with one count of first-degree invasion of privacy. He is being held on a $25,000, cash-only bond.


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment
More Stories