The Fifth Squad reports the Arrest of a Valley Stream man for Unlawful Surveillance that occurred on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 10:12 p.m. in Valley Stream.
According to detectives, defendant Paul Cotugno, 31, of 86 E. Mineola Ave., entered the rear yard of a 25-year-old female victim’s residence on Mineola Ave. The defendant used a chair to look into the bathroom window to record the victim showering with his cell phone. When the victim screamed, the defendant fled on foot. He was apprehended a short time later and placed under arrest without incident.
Paul Cotugno is charged with Unlawful Surveillance 2nd degree and two counts of Criminal Trespass 3rd degree. He will be arraigned on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Fais/5th Squad 01/05/20
Defendant Paul Cotugno was in the rear yard of the victim’s home. He was released on an Appearance Ticket returnable to First District Court on January 23, 2020.