Nova Scotia

Voyeurism charges in N.S. tanning-salon case

A man faces four charges of voyeurism for allegedly videotaping customers at a tanning studio in New Glasgow, N.S.
Russell Alexander Wile is due back in court in August. ((Craig Paisley/CBC))
A man faces four charges of voyeurism for allegedly videotaping customers at a tanning studio in New Glasgow, N.S.

Russell Alexander Wile, 33, appeared in Pictou provincial court on Tuesday. He was released on $1,500 bail and told he cannot contact nine individuals.

Wile was ordered to stay away from change rooms at pools, beaches, sports facilities and clothing stores. He is not permitted to use the internet or possess any recording devices.

Police say at least four Coco Beach customers were spied on. ((Craig Paisley/CBC))

Wile is accused of spying on at least four people at Coco Beach Tanning Studio in New Glasgow. He was arrested Monday.

Police launched an investigation July 8 after receiving a complaint from a woman. They said they recovered images on an electronic device.

Police said the investigation continues and Wile could face more charges.

Wile is due back in court on Aug. 22.