For more than six months, police have been searching for one man who was allegedly putting hidden cameras in bathroom stalls.
Middlesboro Police say they arrested an East Tennessee man on several charges of promoting a minor in sexual performance.
Folks say they were shocked that their privacy was allegedly invaded on such a serious scale.
Middlesboro police tell us they worked for more than six months to catch 49-year-old Randal Rogers.
Officers say Rogers allegedly placed hidden cameras in several different men’s restrooms, including the one in the Middlesboro Walmart.
Police say they recovered hours of footage from the cameras but it’s impossible to tell who any of the victims are.
Rogers is charged with several counts of promoting a minor under the age of 16 in a sexual performance.
A study of “missed connection” posts on Craigslist, where love-struck hopefuls try to track down and win over a stranger who caught their eye, found that Walmart is the most popular place for people to find love at first sight, according to Psychology Today magazine.
It could be the halo of fluorescent lights, the everyday low prices, or maybe a shared glance in the check-out line. Whatever it is, more people thought they saw their future spouse at a Walmart than anywhere else in 15 states.
Not all connections happened at Walmart, of course.
In New York, the most frequently cited spot was the subway, and in California, the popular gym chain 24 Hour Fitness.
Age also plays a role.
The most common place for missed connections for 20-somethings was an ice cream store. At 30, it was a bar, and for people over 40, it was a strip club or adult bookstore.
Me and some friends were sent back to the classroom to use and share 1 computer since all the laptops in the library were gone. We ended up looking at the pictures on peopleofwalmart.com. The ironic part was another class was studying in our classroom and we were laughing so loud and the teacher didn’t notice us but when someone sneezed, she said quiet down.
I was an overnight people greeter for Walmart in Sumiton, AL. There was a man who was mostly bald except for really long patches (if you could call them that) of hair. In between these patches were dry spots. One night after he came in, he stopped at the videos out front and apparently in deep thought began picking at the dry spots and then eating the skin. Seeing this I vomited onto the ground.