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Crime & Courts

Brooksville man faces 27 more charges of video voyeurism


BROOKSVILLE — Police have filed 27 additional video voyeurism charges against a Brooksville man police say used his cell phone to record under women’s clothing at multiple locations countywide.

Eric John Walters, 39, of Fruitville Street, was first charged and arrested in the case on Nov. 27, jail records show.

He was hit with the additional charges while being held at the Hernando County Jail, in addition to one count of battery.

His bond was set at $54,000.

Brooksville Police have identified six female victims involved in the Oct. 6-9 incidents and are still attempting to identify one more.

The unidentified female was victimized on Oct. 5 at 8:20 p.m. at the Warehouse wine and Liquor Store located at 3077 Anderson Snow Road in Spring Hill, police say.

She was wearing a red dress at the time of the incident, according to police.

Anyone recognizing her or having knowledge about the incident is asked to contact Detective Schofield with the Brooksville Police at (352) 540-3800.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Hernando County Crime Stoppers toll-free at (866) 990-8477, or email tips to www.hernandosheriff.org /Tips/

Those who provide information leading to an arrest or conviction might be eligible to receive up to $1,000, police say.

Jail records show Walters was arrested Nov. 5 on a stalking charge, Nov. 15 on an indecent exposure charge, Nov. 27 for the first video voyeurism charge, and again on Dec. 2 for the remaining video voyeurism charges.

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