Man arrested inside women’s locker room at the University of Utah

Benjamin Jason Johnson. Photo Courtesy: Salt Lake County

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 3, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A man who was arrested inside a women’s locker room at the University of Utah allegedly told police it wasn’t the first time he’d been there.

A probable cause statement from the Salt Lake City Justice Court said Benjamin Jason Johnson, 30, is facing one charge of voyeurism, a class B misdemeanor.

“Police were notified of a voyeurism in progress; the A/P (accused person) was seen by witnesses inside the women’s locker room,” the statement said.

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The witness called the police, who arrived and took Johnson into custody.

“A/P was seen on camera walking in and out of the women’s locker room several times,” the statement said.

After being read his Miranda rights, Johnson admitted to hiding in the locker room several times, the statement said.

Officials did not say in the probable cause statement where at the U of U the incidents took place.

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