Man Charged in Connection With Secretly Recording Women in Bathroom of Lancaster Restaurant

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A man has been charged with more than two dozen crimes after allegedly secretly recording women with his phone at a Lancaster restaurant, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

Jesus Calvario, 21, allegedly went into the women’s restroom in a restaurant along the 1000 block of West Avenue I between Nov. 5 and Nov. 13. He is suspected of hiding in a stall and recording women who went to the bathroom.

He is also accused of secretly recording a female relative on Nov. 9, prosecutors said.

Calvario pleaded not guilty to 24 counts related to of unauthorized invasion of privacy and one count of possession of methamphetamine, all misdemeanors, DA officials said in a news release.

His bail was set at $100,000 and faces 12 years in prison if convicted as charged.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.