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McAlester Man Pleads Guilty To Three Counts Of Video Voyeurism

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that KENNETH WAYDE ELKINS, age 55, of McAlester, Oklahoma, pled guilty to an Information charging him with three counts of Video Voyeurism, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1801.

The charges arose from an investigation by the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The Information alleged that between July 1, 2013 and August 14, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, the defendant, knowingly and intentionally captured images of the private areas of females without their consent while they were in an area in which they had a reasonable expectation of privacy, a restroom.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, accepted the defendant’s guilty plea, and ordered the completion of a presentence report. Sentencing will be scheduled upon its completion. The defendant remains on bond pending sentencing.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015