Man arrested for trying to film employees in bathroom at Huntington restaurant

Man arrested for trying to film employees in bathroom at Huntington restaurant

The front entrance of Prime, a restaurant located on New York Avenue in Huntington. Photo from Google Maps
Mugshot of Jose Rivera. Photo from SCPD
Mugshot of Jose Rivera. Photo from SCPD

Police arrested a employee of Prime, a restaurant in Huntington, on July 23 after officers said the employee had placed a cell phone that was set to record in the employee bathroom of the restaurant.

A female employee of Prime, on New York Ave., discovered the cell phone, placed in an employee bathroom at approximately 8:30 p.m. and following an investigation by Second Squad detectives, Jose Rivas, a dishwasher at the restaurant, was arrested and charged with second-degree unlawful surveillance.

Rivas, 34, was held overnight at the 2nd Precinct and is set to go back to court on July 29 at the First District Court in Central Islip. Attorney information for Rivas was not available.

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