What to Know
- Jake Gabler-Colotti, 22, of Wantagh is charged with unlawful surveillance; his attorney told Newsday the case is 'entirely circumstantial'
- Police say while he videotaped women in private rooms at Beach Bum Tanning locations in Levittown, Seaford and Plainview
- He was arrested Tuesday at the Levittown location, authorities said
A 22-year-old man is accused of videotaping women in private tanning rooms on Long Island.
Officials say Jake Gabler-Colotti, of Wantagh, taped a woman while they were in private tanning rooms at Beach Bum Tanning salons in Levittown, Seaford and Plainview.
Police say Gabler-Colottict used a Sony camera to videotape women in adjoining tanning rooms to his. They say he hung the camera over the top of the seven-foot wall separating the spaces.
In one case, the victim saw the camera and called for help, police say. He was arrested at the Levittown salon on Tuesday.
Gabler-Colotti pleaded not guilty to unlawful surveillance charges.
His attorney, Cornell Bouse, told Newsday the 22-year-old is "a good kid" who's "never been in any trouble with the law." He said the case is "entirely circumstantial."