Police: Man installs 4 cameras inside unknowing woman’s home

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Christopher Pelgrift, 57, of Salisbury, was charged with burglary, stalking, breach of peace and voyeurism. Christopher Pelgrift, 57, of Salisbury, was charged with burglary, stalking, breach of peace and voyeurism.

SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a man charged with installing four cameras inside a woman’s home without her knowledge said he did it because he “just wanted to know what she was doing.”

The Republican-American reports that 57-year-old Christopher Pelgrift, of Salisbury, was charged with burglary, stalking, breach of peace and voyeurism.

Police say he briefly hired the woman as a health coach and entered her home in Salisbury on Tuesday, placing cameras in the bathrooms and bedrooms. The woman noticed a camera and called police.

Police say Pelgrift inadvertently captured images of himself installing the cameras.

He posted $75,000 bond and was ordered to stay away from the woman.

Pelgrift says he has bipolar disorder and is a recovering substance abuser. No lawyer was listed in court records.

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