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Old Navy Worker Charged With Peeping at Customers

Posted February 28, 2008

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— A worker at an Old Navy store in Greenville has been charged with peeping at dozens of customers in the store's changing rooms, police said.

Calvin Lee Johnson Jr., 31, of 2564 Nash Joyner Road in Farmville, has been charged with 115 counts of felonious secret peeping. He was being held in the Pitt County Jail on a $110,000 bond.

A 24-year-old woman complained to the managers of the Old Navy at 530 SE Greenville Blvd. two weeks ago that she saw someone trying to videotape or photograph her under the door while she was in a store dressing room, police said. Corporate security helped identify a store employee as a suspect.

Police recovered digital images of about 53 women – none can be identified – taken on Jan. 29 and 31 and Feb. 1, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12 and 14.

Old Navy issued a statement saying company officials were "deeply troubled" by the incident. Johnson, who has been fired, was screened before he was hired, but a background check turned up no previous criminal record, the statement said.

"Our top priority is ensuring Old Navy customers feel safe and comfortable in our stores," the statement said.

Any woman who believes she might have been photographed in the Old Navy changing rooms is asked to call the Greenville Police Department at 252-329-4134. Officers will return the messages.

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  • stupiditydeservesnosympathy Feb 29, 2008

    This is why i buy clothes and try them on at home.

  • truckchic Feb 28, 2008

    EWWW!!! I shop there... but not anymore. How did he not get caught before now???

  • mgratk Feb 28, 2008

    Rolling along, if you really don't see the difference between the violent guy with the knife and a woman trying on a pair of jeans and a hoodie, remind me never to go shopping with you!

  • Daikon Feb 28, 2008

    If I saw someone trying to photo my old lady under the door, I'd back a pair of her size 52 jeans over him!

  • avowed79013 Feb 28, 2008

    "...they have chat rooms for peeping toms!"

    dianadarling, sounds like you really know your stuff!

  • DeathRow-IFeelYourPain-NOT Feb 28, 2008

    rocket... You beat me to it. There is a HUGE difference between the peeping tom and the husband who went berserk on a assailant.

  • dianadarling Feb 28, 2008

    wonder if he posted any of the pix on the internet. they have chat rooms for peeping toms! SICK SICK SICK!

  • rocket Feb 28, 2008

    Keep in mind one key difference here. The Old Navy victims were innocent. The vehicle victim had himself to blame for the situation he ended up in.

  • allison842 Feb 28, 2008

    Really creepy!! To think of being in a fitting room and then you see a camera pop under the door while you're not wearing anything. How did this loser think he was going to get away with this? Good lord, man, get an internet connection or something.

  • Rolling Along Feb 28, 2008

    Now THIS really makes sense. A peeping tom on $110,000 bond, someone that runs over and kills someone with a vehicle only gets $25,000 bond. Shows the price we put on human life in this country!