Georgia Assistant Equipment Manager Fired, Arrested for Placing Hidden Camera in Locker Room Shower

An assistant equipment manager at Georgia is facing four felony charges and one misdemeanor for, among other charges, allegedly placing a hidden camera in the Bulldogs’ locker room shower.

Kevin Purvis, 37, was arrested and booked into Athens-Clarke County jail on Friday night and charged with three counts of felony eavesdropping or surveillance, one felony possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of possession of less that 1 ounce of marijuana, according to records. He remains in custody on $16,000 bond, according to the Athens Clarke-County Sheriff’s office.

“As soon as it learned of the incident, the Athletic Association notified the University of Georgia Police Department, who began their investigation,” Georgia spokesman Claude Felton said in a statement according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “The University took immediate action, and the employee was terminated early in the investigation. Based on the findings of the police investigation, no student-athletes were victims in this incident.”

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SOURCE: CBS News, Barrett Sallee