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Tennessee Resident Charged with Video Voyeurism

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Federal prosecutors on Monday charged a Tennessee resident with video voyeurism, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and Tennessee Valley Authority Police and Emergency Management. 

A one-count Information filed in U.S. District Court charges Lance W. Woods, 56, of Cypress Inn, TN, with violating a voyeurism statute that prohibits capturing an image of a private area of an individual without their consent.  The incident occurred on April 29, 2019, at a Tennessee Valley Authority facility located in Colbert County, Alabama. 

The maximum penalty for video voyeurism is one year in prison. 

The Tennessee Valley Authority Police investigated the case.  Assistant United States Attorney Michael Pillsbury is prosecuting the case.

An information contains only charges.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.


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Updated October 30, 2020