ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man disguised a video camera as an alarm clock so he could record a woman and her 11- and 12-year-old children when they used a bathroom in their Polk County home.
Court records say 53-year-old Brian Hoffman, of Lidderdale, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of invasion of privacy, unlawful interception of communication and two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.
The woman described Hoffman as a friend after she called police to report her discovery of the camera. Police say the clock was placed to face the bathroom and the memory card was accessible through a wireless internet connection. Police say the card had several images of the woman and the children naked.
Hoffman told investigators he didn't know the clock contained a video device.
- Police: Iowa man used camera in fake clock to peep at woman, kids
- Iowa woman accused of faking transplant imprisoned for theft
- Iowa man sentenced for role in faking deaths for insurance
- Mexican man charged in Iowa slaying worked under fake name
- Iowa Senate passes automated traffic camera ban
- Man clocked going 96 on I-35 in north Iowa charged with felony theft
- Local woman speaks out about fake check
- Police: Iowa woman bound 3 kids' hands, feet to control them
- Change your clock, change your batteries
- Power linemen work around clock to restore power in north Iowa, southern Minnesota