Man Arrested For Secret Peeping
LINCOLN COUNTY, NC - A Denver man has been arrested after using a secret camera in his shoe to record video looking up women's dresses.
The Sheriff's Office arrested Carl John “Shane” Kistel, III of Smith Cove Road, Denver, NC and charged him with one felony count each of Secret Peeping Underneath/Thru Clothing and Possession of Photographic Images of Another Person That He Knew Was Taken Illegally.
A Charlotte Mecklenburg Police officer turned over a flash drive containing videos Kistel had taken by looking under female’s dresses at different businesses. Some of the businesses were located in Lincoln and surrounding counties.
Kistel would turn on a video camera, insert it into a place cut out of his shoe and walk into a store. A search warrant was executed at his residence on September 2nd and officers seized DVD’s and computer equipment and arrested Kistel.
He was released from the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $24,000 secured bond. A Domestic Violence Protection Order was issued against Kistel, requiring him to stay away from his Denver residence, and his wife and children. Kistel is a pharmaceutical salesman and assisted with the East Lincoln Optimist Club programs.
Investigators still have hundreds of CD’s and DVD’s to go through. More charges could possibly be filed in Lincoln County. Detective Lt. Tim Johnson said, “We have to do all we can to protect citizens of Lincoln and surrounding counties from this type activity”.