A private elementary schoolteacher accused of secretly recording people in the bathroom of his home was charged Wednesday with three misdemeanors, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
Authorities say the arrest Thursday of 31-year-old Andrew Donahue of Campbell was not related to his role as a teacher at Challenger School in San Jose. Donahue has been charged with three counts of taking photographs or filming someone who is in a bathroom or in a state of privacy, according to prosecutor Luis Ramos.
One of the alleged victims is a juvenile, according to authorities.
“He set up a camera in the bathroom and was keeping videotapes,” prosecutor Luis Ramos said. “It all happened in his home. There doesn’t appear to be any evidence he was doing anything at work.”
Cooper said the school also provided details about Donahue’s arrests to parents of his students. Donahue was a “relatively new” teacher and had been working in his class since the beginning of the year.
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