Thursday, December 18, 2008

Corrections Officer Arrested for Unlawful Surveillance


A state corrections officer is arrested after installing a camera in his bathroom.

Police say Dennis Koerick Jr., 43, of Antwerp installed a remote control camera in a bathroom at his home to watch guests. Koerick is also accused of then destroying the evidence before State Police arrived.

Koerick is charged with two counts of unlawful surveillance and one count of tampering with physical evidence.

Koerick is an officer at the Gouverneur correctional facility. He is the fourth employee to be arrested since November.

Three civilian employees are accused of having sexual relations with inmates.

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