The crime of invasion of privacy is a part of New Jersey law that prohibits taking or distributing photographs or video of a victim whose 'intimate parts' are exposed or who is engaging in sexual conduct. Unlike the civil complaint of invasion of privacy, it only applies to sexually explicit video or pictures.The penalty Tuckwell faces is unclear. Tyler Clementi was a Rutger's student who committed suicide after his roommate hid a web cam and took video of Clementi with another man.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Princeton Student Arrested for "Creepshots"
According to the Findlaw blog, a Princeton student was arrested for taking "creepshots" of another student he met during a day of outdoor concerts. Richard Charles Tuckwell is accused of taking pictures of another student who had passed out in Tuckwell's dorm room after a day of drinking. The student woke up to find Tuckwell taking pictures of him in a sexually explicit position. The photos were not shared with anyone else, but: