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8.27.22 – WMUR – SANIBEL, Fla.

A New Hampshire man has been arrested after he allegedly placed a hidden camera inside a public family bathroom in Florida.

The Sanibel Police Department in Florida said the device was discovered inside a fake fire alarm in late July.

Police said in late July, employees with the Sanibel Public Works Department noticed a new fire alarm had been installed on the wall of the family restroom at Bowman’s Beach Park.

Through the course of the investigation, police learned several people were recorded and detective obtained an arrest warrant for Dana Alan Caruso, 58, of New Hampshire.

Officials said Caruso was arrested at Chicago O’Hare airport on August 19 for the warrant, which lists several felony and misdemeanor charges.

He is still awaiting extradition back to Florida.

Police notified other departments in Southwest Florida so changing areas and restrooms in other jurisdictions could be check for similar devices, authorities said.