Man arrested for taking photos of waitress in bathroom stall at - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Man arrested for taking photos of waitress in bathroom stall at restaurant

The waitress told police that she had been in the ladies restroom when she saw a man's boot under the stall door. (Source: McLennan County Jail) The waitress told police that she had been in the ladies restroom when she saw a man's boot under the stall door. (Source: McLennan County Jail)
BELLMEAD, TX (KXXV) -

The Waco Police Department said they arrested a man for taking pictures of a woman in a bathroom stall at a restaurant located in the 3900 block of Interstate 35. 

On Jan. 15, officers arrested 36-year-old Laurence James Button of Youngstown, Ohio after a waitress at the restaurant saw him taking photos of her in a bathroom stall.

The waitress told police that she had been in the ladies restroom when she saw a man's boot under the stall door. She looked up and saw a man taking pictures of her with his cellphone. 

The waitress screamed at the man, and he fled. She spotted the man leaving the restaurant and was able to obtain a license plate on his vehicle. 

Officers found the suspect's vehicle at the Quality Inn on I-35 in Bellmead. The suspect was located in a room and after his interview, he was arrested for invasive visual recording. 

He was taken to McLennan County Jail. Button was in town on business. 

Copyright 2018 KXXV. All rights reserved

  • NewsMore>>

  • Police use DNA to identify body of Michigan boy missing since 1979

    Police use DNA to identify body of Michigan boy missing since 1979

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:47:44 GMT

    Andrew Jackson Greer, 15, left school on Feb. 12, 1979, and never returned home. His remains were positively identified almost 40 years later.

    More >>

    Andrew Jackson Greer, 15, left school on Feb. 12, 1979, and never returned home. His remains were positively identified almost 40 years later.

    More >>
  • Genoa bridge collapse kills 39, forces hundreds from homes

    Genoa bridge collapse kills 39, forces hundreds from homes

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:26:11 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:42:28 GMT
    (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP). In this photo released by the Italian firefighters, rescue teams work among the rubble of the collapsed Morando highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with Fr...(Vigili Del Fuoco via AP). In this photo released by the Italian firefighters, rescue teams work among the rubble of the collapsed Morando highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with Fr...

    Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa, while authorities raised the death toll to 35 with three missing.

    More >>

    Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa, while authorities raised the death toll to 35 with three missing.

    More >>
  • WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority

    WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:26:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:41:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, center, is flanked by White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, left, and  then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson as he speaks ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, center, is flanked by White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, left, and then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson as he speaks ...

    Beyond their war of words, the row touched on several sensitive issues in Trump's White House, including a lack of racial diversity, security in the executive mansion and a culture that some there feel borders on paranoia.

    More >>

    Beyond their war of words, the row touched on several sensitive issues in Trump's White House, including a lack of racial diversity, security in the executive mansion and a culture that some there feel borders on paranoia.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly