Pool party friends uncover hidden digital camera in St. Charles man’s rest room, confront him | Legislation and order

ST. CHARLES — A St. Charles guy secretly mounted a movie digicam in a lavatory at his household and recorded attendees during a pool occasion there, authorities say.

Kyle J. Vandermolen, 40, of the 2300 block of Ashley Place Generate, was billed Wednesday with one particular felony rely of invasion of privateness.

Police said in charges that throughout a pool get together for about 20 friends on Aug. 29 at Vandermolen’s house in the East Ashley Position subdivision, a lady employing Vandermolen’s lavatory discovered a “covert movie surveillance camera” pointed at the toilet. She eliminated the memory card from the digital camera and informed her partner about it.

Kyle J. Vandermolen of St. Charles was billed Sept. 1, 2021, with a single felony count of invasion of privacy.

The few took the memory card property and located 11 recordings from that working day like two of her urinating and two many others that showed her husband’s penis reflected in the bathroom’s mirror, fees say. The other movies showed four other women removing their swimsuits and sitting on the rest room. A single of the films confirmed a 4-yr-old boy urinating.

The future day, the woman’s spouse and other neighbors confronted Vandermolen at his household, fees stated. He admitted positioning the mystery camera in his lavatory, blamed his behavior on his ingesting, stated he experienced sought counseling and apologized.

The neighbors recorded their dialogue with Vandermolen and turned the recording over to St. Charles law enforcement, according to charges. When police arrested Vandermolen on Sept. 1, they located him “en route” to obtain transferring containers. Neighbors instructed law enforcement they’d seen Vandermolen loading his motor vehicle as nevertheless he was relocating out.