Man charged with invasion of privacy after being caught in bathroom stall at Regency Mall


David Beaugrand-RCJ

David Beaugrand-RCJ

David Beaugrand, 56 of Racine has been charged with two counts of Invade Privacy-Pub Place/Person Present and two counts of Disorderly Conduct. He was given a $500 cash bond after making his initial appearance in Racine Courts, Monday afternoon. Records also show that he is on a hold from the Department of Corrections at this time and was just as recent as August of 2015 found guilty of the same charge in Milwaukee Wisconsin

According to the criminal complaint, on November28, 2015 an officer with the Racine Police Department working off duty at Regency Mall was advised by mall security of a crime of invasion of privacy that occurred in the men’s bathroom.

The victim told police that on November 27,2015 he entered the men’s bathroom on the east side of the mall and noticed a man wearing green shoes with his pants down around his ankles in the middle stall. He works near that bathroom and entered it throughout the day noticing the same man with green shoes in the middle stall, the complaint states.

According to the complaint the victim on November 28,2015 advised mall security that he again entered the bathroom and that he noticed that small holes had been drilled through the partitions of the middle stall that can view the adjacent stalls. Later on another visit the victim noticed a male party with green shoes on and his pants down around his ankles again occupying the middle stall and notified mall security.

Two employees entered the bathroom and also observed the male party and the holes in the partition they told police. Racine Police entered the bathroom using the toilet as a step stool peered over the stall and found the defendant.

Police asked the defendant to step out of the stall, once detailed the defendant stated that he was on a GPS monitoring bracelet, and had been arrested for lewd and lascivious, disorderly conduct and was on probation. Dispatch advised the officer that he had prior arrested for invasion of privacy as well. The defendant denied peeping through any holes invading anyone’s space