January 18, 2019 07:55 AM
LEWISTON, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A Western New York police officer is accused of spying on a woman while she was changing in a locker room.
This happened in the town of Niagara outside Buffalo.
New York State Police say 31-year-old Alexander Ruckh, who's a police officer in Lewiston, placed a small camera inside a woman's locker room in 2017. Police won't say where it happened because that could identify the victim.
Ruckh was arrested last month and charged with unlawful surveillance.
Niagara County District Attorney Caroline Wojtaszek says the offense was on-going.
"I can tell you it did span a number of months and it did happen on a number of occasions that the allegation is that the defendant surreptitiously video recorded a victim changing clothes in a locker room,” Wojtaszek said.
Ruckh has been with the department for four years and is suspended without pay.
Updated: January 18, 2019 07:55 AM
Created: January 18, 2019 07:44 AM
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