Maple Creek gym owner, 72, gets house arrest for voyeurism

A Maple Creek, Sask., gym owner who set up a hidden camera in a change room and then recorded video has been sentenced to three months house arrest.

Walter Wenaas hid camera in change room, court hears

A man, 72, has been sentenced to house arrest for voyeurism after using hidden cameras in a Maple Creek fitness centre. (Google Street View)

A Maple Creek, Sask., gym owner who set up a hidden camera in a change room and then recorded video has been sentenced to three months house arrest.

Walter Wenaas, 72, who owns the Maple Creek Fitness Centre, was sentenced this week after pleading guilty to voyeurism.

He will be required to be registered as a sex offender for 10 years.

Police were tipped off by a client of the gym.

About 2,200 people live in Maple Creek, a town located in Saskatchewan's southwest corner. (Google Maps)

During the investigation, several computers, DVDs and storage devices were seized.

Wenaas received a six-month conditional sentence to be served in the community.

The first half of that is 24-hour house arrest. 

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