A California man was arrested on prices that he recorded video of an 11-year-old lady as she modified in her Norfolk residence final yr.
Jacob Guerrero, 23, of Woodland, Calif., was arrested there Thursday morning and charged with one depend of sexually exploiting a baby. He appeared in federal court docket within the Eastern District of California that afternoon and can come to federal court docket in Boston at a later date, the feds say.
Guerrero is accused of recording the kid from simply exterior her bed room window as she bought prepared for mattress March 17, 2021.
The feds say that Guerrero, who had allegedly been staking out the lady’s Norfolk residence and others within the space for weeks earlier than he made the recording, climbed as much as the rear of the house’s storage and stood simply exterior the lady’s window as she took off her garments from the day, throughout which she turned absolutely bare, after which placed on her pajamas.
“Two cars, mom/dad, 2 daughters, 1 son,” started Guerrero’s alleged iPhone notes on this specific home, data state. “Thursday, ¾ — two daughters home just after 8pm, younger showered right away. older changed right away. 1st car back at 8. 2nd around 820 with son.”
The alleged surveillance notes reveal cautious planning — “Monday 3/15 … Neighbors have good sight to one bedroom. Motion lights and dog :(“ — and detailed notes on the minor girl’s rituals — “Wednesday 3/17 … Youngest changes at 8:07, appears to be no shower today or Monday, maybe every other day?”
This will not be Guerrero’s first run-in with the legislation on alleged exploitations of minors.
Wrentham police arrested him on Oct. 18 final yr for one more case the place he allegedly recorded video of minor ladies within the Wrentham retailers that August. Records for this state-level case weren’t instantly accessible Thursday, so it isn’t clear how this case turned out. At the time, he was a resident of Woonsocket, R.I., and employed as a supply driver for Amazon.
In that case, Wrentham police obtained a report of a person — who they are saying they recognized as Guerrero — wearing a blonde wig getting into a girls’s restroom within the outlet, in line with a press release made by Wrentham Chief of Police Bill McGrath.
While within the stall, police say, Guerrero used a “pen camera” mounted to his sneaker to make surreptitious recordings of ladies as younger as 12 to fifteen years previous utilizing the toilet within the stalls subsequent to him.
“Pen cameras are easily concealed surveillance cameras that have the ability to record video and photos on Micro SD cards contained within the pen,” McGrath wrote. “The photos or video captured can then be transferred to any device, including cell phones and computers.”
The charging doc within the federal case factors to even earlier alleged unlawful recordings of bare minors on Guerrero’s cellphone, together with way back to 2019. One from July 2020 allegedly captures the genitals of a boy as younger as 8, data state.
Further, the feds say that there are recordings of a 13- or 14-year-old lady going to the toilet, showering and altering clothes that the feds say had been recordings made contained in the Woodland, Calif., residence the place he lived together with his mom on the time of his arrest.
In the brand new cost, Guerrero if convicted might see a minimal of 15 or a most 30 years in jail to be adopted by not less than 5 years and as much as a lifetime of supervised launch and a fantastic of $250,000.