Document: Abilene man who hid camera in Whataburger restroom may have hidden others

The Abilene man suspected of hiding a camera in the womens restroom of a Whataburger may have hidden others.

According to a court document filed this week, TJ Paul Helser also had “videos of women using the restroom at a (7-Eleven).”

Police say he hid a camera in a toilet in the womens restroom of the Whataburger on South 1st Street.

After his arrest, police found a similar device in his vehicle and a third in his home, according to documents.

The new document also says only one of the 14 women who were recorded at Whataburger has provided a statement to police.

Earlier this year, the Abilene Police Department said the Taylor County District Attorneys Office will not be able to prosecute Helser unless the victims come forward.

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The man accused of invasively recording 14 women using the restroom at a Whataburger restaurant used at least one more device at a 7-11 location, according to police documents.

Abilene police found another device similar to the one used at the Whataburger when they searched the home of TJ Hesler, whom was arrested and charged with the recordings in June.

After reviewing items taken from the home as evidence, police discovered videos on a cell phone that showed women using the restroom at a 7-11 location, according to the documents. The cell phone had an email address associated with Hesler's name.


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