LAKE FOREST - An employee at a commercial gym in Lake Forest was under arrest Thursday on suspicion of concealing a camera in the women's locker room, a sheriff's spokesman said.
David Emanuel Ramos, 22, of Lake Forest, allegedly hid the camera around 3 p.m. Tuesday in a potted plant at the Synergy Gym at 23762 Mercury Road, but a woman patron reported him to the manager, said Jim Amormino of the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
The camera was pointed at an area where females dress and undress, he said.
Wednesday, officers in the sheriff's Sex Crimes Unit interviewed Ramos at the gym and arrested him on suspicion of misdemeanor concealing a camera to secretly videotape and booked into the Orange County jail.
Evidence was also seized from his home, Amormino said.