MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A hockey camp athletic trainer is accused of filming a 14-year-old girl as she showered at an ice arena up north.
According to documents filed in Crow Wing County, 32-year-old James William Diffley, of Maple Grove, was charged last week with interfering with a minor’s privacy, a felony.READ MORE: Hopkins Police Investigating Fatal Shooting At Apartment Building
A criminal complaint says the crime happened last Monday at the Breezy Point Ice Arena, which was hosting an all-girl hockey camp. A 15-year-old witness told police she saw Diffley, a camp athletic trainer, in the locker room reaching around a wall with his phone as a 14-year-old girl showered.READ MORE: Mass Casualty Simulation Helps Nat'l Guard, Children's Minnesota Practice Treating Kids
The witness said she confronted Diffley, who promptly put his phone away and left the building. Surveillance video caught him leaving.
The complaint says authorities found Diffley at a nearby resort, where he admitting to filming the girl as she showered.MORE NEWS: Amid Missionary Hostage Crisis, Minnesotan From Port-Au-Prince Wishes 'Haiti Would Get The Help They Need'
If convicted, Diffley could face two years in prison and/or a $5,000 fine.