Man accused of videotaping woman in bathroom now free on bond
By Bill Bird email@example.com March 13, 2013 4:00PM
Meliton Andrade is accused of videotaping women in the bathroom of a Naperville restaurant. | Submitted
Updated: April 16, 2013 3:30PM
A 44-year-old man is free on bond, after being arrested and charged with using his cell phone to videotape a woman in the bathroom of a restaurant on Naperville’s far southwest side.
Meliton Andrade on Wednesday night posted $1,500 bond, the 10 percent of his $15,000 bail required by law. He is scheduled to be arraigned April 3 in Will County Circuit Court in Joliet, where he faces trial on a felony charge of unauthorized videotaping, according to court records.
Naperville police arrested Andrade about 8:55 p.m. Tuesday at his home on the 2500 block of Spring Street in Woodridge.
Sgt. Lou Cammiso said police officers were called Tuesday night to investigate a “report of an employee videotaping” inside the Taco Fresco restaurant at 2860 Showplace Drive. The restaurant is in the Naperville Crossings shopping center, at the northwest corner of 95th Street and Route 59.
A woman Tuesday evening discovered “a camera lens in a hole of a trap cover” in a door in the women’s restroom, Cammiso said.
While the woman was in the bathroom, she “looked behind the trap cover and there was a cell phone” that had been activated and was making a video recording, Cammiso said.
The woman notified the restauraunt’s manager who, in turn, called police, Cammiso said.
Andrade worked at the restaurant, Cammiso said. Police determined the cell phone in question was his.
Cammiso added there was nothing in a written police report to indicate how long Andrade might have been making recordings in the bathroom or if there might be other victims, or if only the one alleged incident had occurred.
An examination of court documents indicated Andrade has received two traffic tickets in DuPage County. He otherwise has no record there or in Will County or Kane County.