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Smithfield man charged with peeping in tanning salons

Posted May 26, 2011 11:43 a.m. EDT
Updated May 26, 2011 2:07 p.m. EDT

— A Smithfield man has been charged with watching women as they undress at a local tanning salon, police said Thursday.

Northie McArtan Jr., 47, of 1 Landsdown Place, was charged with one count of sexual battery and two counts of misdemeanor secret peeping.

Arrest warrants state that McArtan twice peeped into a tanning booth at 721 N. Brightleaf Blvd. between September 2009 and last month. He also kissed the breast of one woman in the tanning booth, according to a warrant.