Smith County deputies arrest man accused of trying to photograph women in bathroom stalls

Updated: Jul. 19, 2018 at 8:53 AM CDT
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SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Deputies with the Smith County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Stafford man accused of trying to photograph women in a convenience store bathroom.

Carlos Garcia, 45, is charged with state-jail felony invasive visual recording. He was arrested Wednesday and his bond has not yet been set.

According to the arrest report, deputies were called to the store, located at 16242 US 271 at 6:15 p.m.

The report states Garcia went into the women's restroom and hid in a stall and tried to photograph women after they went into the restroom. One woman caught him in the act and confronted him, according to the report.

When Garcia tried to leave the store, several male customers were able to stop him, according to the report.

Deputies arrested him on the scene.

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