Gym teacher caught filming female students in locker room: police

Posted at 9:44 PM, Mar 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-20 21:46:03-04

A Westhampton Beach middle school gym teacher is under arrest Wednesday for setting up a camera to film female students in the locker room.

Thomas Sheppard, 27, of Speonk, used a cell phone to record girls as the changed.  It is unclear if the person who discovered the cellphone cam was a student, but someone notified police.

Thomas Shepphard, 27

Thomas Shepphard, 27, was arrested for allegedly setting up a cellphone camera to record girls as they changed.

On March 7th state police, local police and the district attorney began an investigation that resulted Sheppard’s arrest.

He is now charged with a felony and was released on $25,000 bail.