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Walnut Creek Police Department
Thursday April 16th, 2015 :: 08:39 p.m. PDT


Corrected Press Release for Walnut Creek PD's arrest of a subject who placed a video recorder in a public restroom

Chief of Police Thomas Chaplin

For Immediate Release

WCPD Case Number: 15-5928 and 15-13524

Date / Time Occurred: 2/6/15 and 4/14/15 **Corrected date of Occurrence**

Crime Description / Code: 647 J (3) (a) PC Placing video recorder in a restroom.

Suspect: Jacob Walter Turner, D.O.B. 10/20/80, residence on Oxford Dr. Benicia Ca.

Press Release Prepared By: Sgt. Mike McLaughlin

On 2/16/15, employees of Starbucks at 1152 Locust St. reported that they found a video recorder that had been
secreted in the unisex bathroom at the business during the hours of 2:30PM – 4:00 and it had recorded
several customers using the restroom.

On Tuesday 4/14/15 Starbucks employees at the same location reported finding another video camera
secreted in the restroom. The camera had been in the restroom recording customers using the restroom
between 2PM- 3PM. Walnut Creek PD officers investigated the incidents and developed
evidence that indicated that Turner was the suspect that placed the camera.

On Thursday, 4/16/15, WCPD detectives assisted by Benicia PD served a search warrant at Turner’s residence
on Oxford Dr. in Benicia. Turner was arrested on a warrant charging him with multiple counts of 647 J (3) (a) PC.

Walnut Creek PD detectives are attempting to identify the victims that used the Starbucks restroom during the
above timeframes that were unknowingly recorded.

Anyone with information should call Det. Gabe Mauro at 943-5881

Photo of Turner on Page 2

Walnut Creek Police Department
1666 N Main St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 925-943-5844

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