According to Scottsdale Police, twenty-seven-year-old (27) Benjamin Grant was charged with multiple counts of attempted voyeurism, voyeurism, and burglary on Saturday after Police observed him peering into the windows of multiple apartments in Scottsdale. On July 8th, a woman called Scottsdale Police after she observed a man she knew as Benjamin Fuchs peering into an apartment window at 4111 North Drinkwater Boulevard. When Police arrived at the complex, Mr. Fuchs, whose real identity is Benjamin Grant, was gone, but Police began watching him. Police said, on Saturday, they observed Mr. Grant looking into windows at multiple apartment complexes and even entering enclosed patios at two locations. The locations included apartments at 2700 North Hayden Road, 3131 North 70th Street and 7009 East Acoma Drive.
According to Arizona Revised Statute § 13-1424, “It is unlawful to knowingly invade the privacy of another person without the knowledge of the other person for the purpose of sexual stimulation.” Under Arizona law, voyeurism may be charged as a felony or a misdemeanor and may result in penalties such as probation, fines, jail time, court-ordered counseling, community service and mandatory sex offender registration.
If you are facing charges for voyeurism, contact the Phoenix criminal attorneys at the criminal defense law firm Oracle Law Group