The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

June 7, 2013

More than 100 charges for peeper

STAFF REPORT
THE DAILY SOUTHERNER

TARBORO — More than 100 charges have now been filed against peeping tom Thomas Gary Owens.

On Thursday, Owens, who allegedly secretly placed a camera above a tanning bed while employed at B&G Fitness, was charged Thursday with 26 counts of felony peeping and one count of indecent liberties with a minor.

A bond was set for $50,000 for those charges, bringing the cumulative bond to $330,000.

As of Thursday, Owens has been charged with 147 counts of felony secret peeping and eight counts of indecent liberties with a child.

According to a press release issued by the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Department on Thursday, Edgecombe County Sheriff James Knight said more charges are pending.