Richmond man arrested on 8 counts of "peeping tom"

By Andy Jenks - bio | email

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Henrico Police arrested a Richmond man following an incident that unfolded late Saturday night in the county's East End.

James E. Blanton, 43, of Mallicotte Lane was arrested and charged early Sunday morning.

Saturday night, police responded to the 3400 block of Princess Grace Court and the 3600 block of Queen Mary Court for a recurring complaint of someone peeping into windows.

While there, police say Blanton was observed peeping into eight separate apartments. His vehicle was stopped as he left the apartment complex, according to police.

Eight counts of "peeping tom" were filed later Sunday morning.

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