Man ac­cused of rest room sur­veil­lance

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - FRONT PAGE -

A Syra­cuse-area man has been charged with record­ing a boy in the men’s rest room at the New Baltimore Ser­vice Area on the Thruway, ac­cord­ing to state po­lice.

John D. Scofield II, 38, of Fayet­teville, was charged Nov. 13 with un­law­ful sur­veil­lance, a felony, and en­dan­ger­ing the wel­fare of a child, a mis­de­meanor, po­lice said.

Po­lice said they went to the ser­vice area fol­low­ing a re­port of a dis­tur­bance and found Scofield with a Go-Pro Hero 4 record­ing de­vice within a paper cup that he al­legedly held over an ad­ja­cent bath­room stall where the boy was lo­cated.

A civil­ian re­strained Scofield un­til of­fi­cers ar­rived, po­lice said.

Scofield was ar­raigned in New Baltimore Town Court and sent to the Greene County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.

John D. Scofield II

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