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Man claims he’s been secretly filming women for 17 years, police say

By Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted - Sep 17th, 2019 @ 4:56pm


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SALT LAKE CITY — A man who claimed he had been taking pictures of women without their knowledge for 17 years has been arrested for investigation of voyeurism.

Michael Anthony Rogers, 39, was arrested Sunday and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of voyeurism by electronic equipment.

The alleged incident happened on Aug. 23 at a Kohl’s store, 1154 E. Brickyard Road. Rogers used his phone “to secretly record the clothed (genital) area of a 62-year-old female, by sneaking up behind her (within 1 to 2 feet), squatting down low behind her, and filming up at (her) area that was clothed in a yoga style pants,” according to the jail booking report.

The incident was recorded on the store’s surveillance video and police were able to track Rogers down on Sunday, the report states.

“He admitted he had been filming women out in public for the past 17 years. Rogers admitted to going into Kohl’s on two occasions to film women. Rogers acknowledged that he crossed a line by getting so close and squatting down in order to make a video,” according to the report.

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