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June 12, 2014

Pryor man charged with multiple counts of peeping tom


A Pryor man appeared in court Monday for a preliminary hearing after he was charged with 10 counts of peeping tom in March.
Claremore police arrested 51-year-old Martin Rigdon in February after two Claremore women reported that they had been recorded without consent in a bathroom by a “family friend,” according to affidavit information.
Court records state that one of the women discovered cameras in her bathroom and threw them away, but feared more cameras were concealed elsewhere. Investigators observed and photographed adhesive pads in the shower where one of the cameras had been removed. 
Law enforcement later received a USB drive that one of the reporting persons took from Rigdon’s home. 
It contained movies, photos and other files from, as far back as, 2010, according to the affidavit.
Forensic examinations showed that every image contained naked victims and included but were not limited to videos of sex acts.
Rigdon is currently being held in Rogers County Jail with a $100,000 bond. If convicted, he could face up to 50 years in prison.
An arraignment is scheduled for June 19 at the Rogers County Courthouse. 

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