HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA –A filmmaker for the state Department of Transportation has been charged with attempting to covertly film people in the men’s dressing room at the Huntington YMCA, according to a report in Friday’s Huntington Herald-Dispatch.
David S. Marcum, 45, of Huntington, an employee of the DOT’s communications office, was charged on Thursday with misdemeanor criminal invasion of privacy was.
A warrant affidavit charges that Marcum positioned video cameras “to record male persons while in a men’s dressing room,” according to the Herald-Dispatch. Marcum was arraigned and released on a $10,000 recognizance bond.
A video documentary by Marcum on construction of the new Blennerhassett Island Bridge carrying U.S. 50 across the Ohio River and Blennerhassett Island was selected as the best transportation film of 2009 by the National Transportation Public Affairs Workshop.