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Man is accused of secretly filming 94 men urinating at bowling alley

Poker dealer is accused of secretly filming 94 men urinating in toilets at a bowling alley after cops uncover 150 videos

  • Ryan Gaynier charged with 25 counts of voyeurism and 25 of computer crimes
  • Prosecutors dropped 45 in deal but defense said sentence was calculated wrong
  • Police found 150 video clips of ‘unknown male victims’ urinating on cell phone

A 36-year-old man has been accused of secretly filming 94 men urinating in bathrooms at a bowling alley after police uncovered 150 video clips on his cell phone.

Ryan Dustin Gaynier, from Temperance in Michigan, was initially charged with 25 counts of voyeurism and 25 counts of computer crimes in June, Detroit Free Press reported.  

The prosecution later agreed to drop 45 counts in a plea deal, meaning he would instead be sentenced on five and serve between two and seven years in prison. 

But appearing at his sentencing hearing on Tuesday, Gaynier dropped his guilty plea as the defense argued his sentencing deal had not been calculated correctly, Fox 2 Detroit reported.

Ryan Gaynier (pictured) has been accused of secretly filming 94 men urinating in bathrooms at a bowling alley after police uncovered 150 video clips on his cell phone

Police were called to the Woodhaven Bowl-a-Rama on December 14 when Justin Berry reported seeing a phone appear out of a nearby stall when he was using the bathroom.

Berry said he then looked inside the stall and found Gaynier. The accused, who worked as a poker dealer at the Winning Hand Poker Room, was then removed from the bowling alley and fired.

‘He wouldn’t give [his phone] to me. He sat down on the toilet, said “It’s not what you think, it’s not what you think,”‘ Berry said at Gaynier’s preliminary hearing in August. 

Police were able to seize Gaynier’s cell phone, where they found 150 video clips that ‘contained images of the reporting victim and other unknown male victims urinating and appeared to have been taken from an adjacent bathroom stall’. 

Police were called to the Woodhaven Bowl-a-Rama (pictured) on December 14 when Justin Berry reported seeing a phone appear out of a nearby stall

Police were called to the Woodhaven Bowl-a-Rama (pictured) on December 14 when Justin Berry reported seeing a phone appear out of a nearby stall

‘He’s completely shamed. He’s shamed [by] the entire community, they’re getting a kick out of this, they just love this’, his lawyer said on Tuesday. ‘He’s a broken man, and he knows he’s going away today — the question is, for how long?’

‘We can still have a speedy resolution in this case, unless [prosecution] want to dig in, and now punish him for now perhaps taking one or two extra court hearings’.

Gaynier will return to court for a Dispositional Conference on October 22. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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