LONG ISLAND, NY – Suffolk County Police today arrested a Suffolk County Community College employee who secretly videotaped a student at the campus in Brentwood today.
David Marchese, a custodian, was sitting at a table during an awards ceremony held at the Grant Campus when he was observed by a witness holding his phone under the table at 2:30 p.m. The phone was pointed at a female student who was also sitting at the table. The witness notified security and police were called.
An investigation by Third Squad detectives determined that Marchese had videotaped the female’s undergarments.
David Marchese, 32, who was a Janitor for Suffolk Community College was arrested on September 26 after he was caught secretly videotaping a female student with his cell phone which he was discretely hiding under a cafeteria table. He was held overnight and was arraigned September 27. Photo: SCPD
Marchese, 32, of Islip, was arrested and charged with Unlawful Surveillance 2nd Degree. He will be held overnight at the Third Precinct for arraignment September 27 at First District Court in Central Islip.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this incident or believes they could be a victim to call the Third Squad at 631-854-8352.
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