PENSACOLA, Fla. (WALA) – A Florida man has been arrested for a crime of video voyeurism after a hidden video camera was found in a bathroom used by children at a Baptist church.
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said David Patrick Nims, 37, has been charged with a count of video voyeurism by a person 18 years of age or older, who is responsible for the welfare of a child of under 16. This is a second degree crime.
Investigators said that on Sunday ECSO patrol officers responded to Calvary Baptist Church on Pine Forest Road in Pensacola after receiving a report of a surveillance camera hidden inside one. bathrooms. Investigators assigned to ECSO’s special victim support unit immediately opened an investigation and identified Nims as the suspect, according to ECSO.
Nims is a volunteer director of youth ministries at the church.
Investigators also served a search warrant on the 7400 block of Hidden Valley Road as part of the investigation.
The case remains under investigation and additional costs are possible, according to the authorities.
If you think you may be a victim of Nims or if you know someone may be, please call ECSO at 850-436-9620.