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Queens Man Who Recorded Women Using LaGuardia Airport Bathroom Sentenced to Six Months in Jail

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Dec. 1, 2020 By Christian Murray

A College Point man was sentenced to six months in jail today for secretly recording ‘pretty girls’ in a public bathroom at LaGuardia Airport in December 2018.

Samuel Rodriguez, 39, pleaded guilty in September to unlawful surveillance in the second degree for recording a woman who was using a restroom at the airport. He placed his phone in the unisex bathroom prior to the victim using it, according to the charges.

“In pleading guilty, this defendant admitted to preying on unwitting individuals by setting up his phone to record women using the bathroom,” said Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz in a statement. “He turned an airport restroom into his own personal peep show. This is unconscionable and as a result of his actions the defendant is going to jail.”

Rodriguez, who worked at the airport, was sentenced to six months in jail, followed by 10 years’ post release supervision. He is also required to register as a sex offender.

According to the charges, Rodriquez set up his phone inside a paper towel dispenser in the bathroom with it angled to capture footage of women using the toilet.

Moments later, at around 9 p.m. on Dec. 19, 2018, a woman entered the bathroom stall and heard a beeping sound. She spotted a cell phone actively recording.

Rodriguez was later approached by authorities and he quickly confessed, according to the Queens District Attorney.

“I know what this is about and I’m sorry,” he reportedly told authorities when they approached him. He also provided law enforcement with his motive.

“I was trying to video pretty girls. I was going to masturbate to it at home,” he reportedly said.

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Janice

It appears increasingly, that many 21st century men, are looking for shortcuts when relating to females today. Mr. Rodriguez’s behavior sadly follows a trend which is easily observed – mature, gainfully employed men who have no interest in cultivating a relationship with women that may lead to fulfillment on various levels. Perhaps, Mr. Rodriguez’s story can serve as a cautionary tale, when many men are skipping courtship for re-mote internet or video dissatisfaction.

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Grab em by the pretty

Besides the bright orange leader of the free world, where would they get the idea this was ok?

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This dude hasn't heard of

The internet?

If he immediately knew what it was about he should call 1-888-692-9355 the free 24/7 number for mental health. His want made him commit an act of voyeurism and acting on the thought is not normal.

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