Police: Man secretly recorded women in PA college dorm room

Jackson Wagner, Lebanon Valley College, recorded girls in dorm room

ANNVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) – A former student at Lebanon Valley College is accused of using a cell phone to secretly record women in their dorm room.

Jackson Wagner, 18, is charged with two felony counts of intercepting communications and four misdemeanor counts of invasion of privacy.

Three female students reported incidents involving Wagner to the college’s public safety department and Annville Township Police in late November.

The women said they were recorded without their knowledge, and that Wagner had photos and videos of them in dressed, semi-nude and nude conditions, charging documents state.

Public safety officials searched Wagner’s phone and found multiple photos of one woman lying in bed.

One of the women told police she was changing clothes and was in her underwear when she noticed Wagner’s phone facing her. She said she picked up the phone and saw that it was recording.

When she confronted Wagner, he told her that losing or forgetting his phone is a common occurrence. He then grabbed the phone from her hand, according to the criminal complaint.

Another student at the college told police she was with Wagner at his home in Coatesville and found his phone recording her as she was using the bathroom. She said she stopped the recording and deleted it.

When she confronted him, she said Wagner apologized, then became angry and began yelling, the complaint states.

Wagner admitted to police that he took photos and videos of the women.

He faces a preliminary hearing scheduled for April 18.

A college official confirmed Wagner is no longer a student at Lebanon Valley.

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