On April 9th, 2018 Newport Police Department responded to a residence in Newport on a disturbance report that evolved in to the arrest of an accused sexual voyeur.
The suspect, a 25-year-old male identified as Jonny Redwolf Fulton, had set up a camera in a bathroom, attempting to capture video of a minor under the age of 16 living at the residence. The victim discovered the camera and notified the parents, who then confronted Fulton. Fulton reportedly became upset, demanding the family delete the video and return the camera. When the family refused and advised they had called the police, Fulton fled the area.
Officers seized the camera and searched the area for Fulton, but were unable to find him.
Fulton returned to the residence and Newport Police was summoned back to the scene. As police arrived Fulton attempted to flee. A family member of the victim’s grabbed Fulton and tackled him to the ground, where they held him until he was detained by police.
Fulton admitted to placing the camera in the bathroom with the intent of capturing video of the victim. He also admitted to having previously captured video of the victim.
The investigation revealed Fulton had been sending the victim messages via social media and Fulton also had an outstanding warrant from the State of Idaho for similar charges.
Fulton was arrested at the scene and lodged in the Lincoln County Jail for the following charges;
Three counts of Invasion of Personal Privacy
Three counts of Possession of Materials Depicting Sexually Explicit Conduct of a Child II
One county of being a fugitive from another State – Idaho.
Fulton was lodged in the Lincoln County Jail and is being held on $175,000 bail.