Man convicted of cyber spying on female neighbors, stealing their underwear
Andrew Kevin Sizemore (Courtesy Butler County Sheriff's Office)
CINCINNATI (AP) - A local Ohio man has been convicted of setting up computer equipment to spy on female college students and stealing their undergarments.
Andrew Kevin Sizemore, of Oxford, was found guilty Friday of two counts of burglary, three counts of unauthorized computer use, one count of voyeurism, one count of theft and two counts of receiving stolen property.
Assistant Prosecutor Lance Salyers says the 43-year-old broke into his female neighbors' home across the street and installed software on a computer that belonged to a woman he was infatuated with.
The software enabled him to access her personal information and see every keystroke she made.
Salyers says Sizemore also stole undergarments from the home.
"I'm completely freaked out right now especially because it happened right down the street and it was random girls," said Miami student Whitney Pribble. "I feel like it could happen to anyone."
"I think we will lock our doors more often when were home when we're not home, definitely make some changes," added student Emily Purkins.
Sizemore was also charged with stealing a $4,500 camera from Miami University while he was employed there at one time. Butler County prosecutor Robin Piper says he got caught because he was advertising it on e-bay.
Sizemore initially entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, but was found guilty on two counts of burglary, three counts of unauthorized computer use, one count of voyeurism, one count of theft and two counts of receiving stolen property.
Sizemore faces more than 16 years in prison.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. With information from FOX19's Dan Wells)