Foster’s Daily Democrat
Conor Makem was a longtime reporter for the Rochester Times until his arrest this week. He is accused of placing a camera inside the second-floor women’s bathroom of a Rochester office building where the newspaper rented office space.
Rochester police said Conor Makem, 45, of Dover was charged with a felony count of falsifying evidence and 12 misdemeanor counts of invasion of privacy.
According to a police affidavit, a tiny pin-hole camera, the size of an eraser, was discovered hidden in the ceiling of a bathroom by a woman at Merchants Plaza in Rochester New Hampshire.
The judge in the case for murdered University of New Hampshire student Lizzi Marriott has denied newspapers’ requests to unseal documents related to the case.