Arrest Made After Hidden Camera Found in Plano Rec Center

Hidden camera was only up for an hour or so, police say

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    Plano Police Dept.
    Christopher Scott Furber, 43, from Garland, has been charged with Improper Photography or Visual Recording. Plano police say he is the man who installed a recording device in a Plano rec center changing room, police released photos from the device disguised to look like an air freshener.

    Plano police have arrested a man they say installed a hidden camera inside a Plano recreation center.

    Investigators arrested and charged 43-year-old Christopher Scott Furber with improper photography or visual recording  at about 10:30 a.m. Monday.

    Video Camera Disguised as Air Freshener Found in Changing Area

    [DFW] Video Camera Disguised as Air Freshener Found in Changing Area
    Plano police are asking for help in identifying a man in connection with the installation of a video camera disguised as an air freshener in a rec center family changing area.

    Police said the recording device was disguised to look like an air freshener and was only up for about an hour before someone spotted it. The device was attached to the wall next to a shower in a family changing area at the Oak Point Recreation Center.

    Plano police said only one family was photographed by the camera -- and they were notified by authorities after the camera was found.

    Police said they've checked every recreation center in Plano for other hidden cameras and alerted neighboring cities to check their bathrooms for similar devices.

    Furber, from Garland, turned himself in to the Collin County Detention Center Monday. He was free on $25,000 bond Monday night.

    NBC 5's Elvira Sakmari and Ellen Goldberg contributed to this report.