Man caught taking photos in Planet Fitness locker room arrested for 6 felonies


ANN ARBOR, MI – An Ann Arbor man working as a gym janitor faces multiple felony charges after being accused of taking photos of another man in the gym locker room.

Aiden Oliver Mase-Kemnitz was arraigned on Tuesday, December 14, on six counts in connection with an incident which occurred on Monday morning, December 13 at Planet Fitness in Ann Arbor.

Mase-Kemnitz, 29, is charged with one count each of possession of child pornography, capturing or distributing an image of an undressed person, surveillance of an undressed person and three counts of charge of using a computer to commit a crime, court records show.

Police were called around 5:30 a.m. Monday at Planet Fitness, 2350 W. Stadium Blvd., with a report of an individual taking pictures of a 23-year-old man inside the men’s locker room, according to the report. ‘Ann Arbor Police Department.

The victim identified the suspect, Mase-Kemnitz, who was working as a janitor in the gymnasium that morning and arrested him, police said.

Police searched Mase-Kemnitz’s phone and found images of suspected child pornography before obtaining an additional search warrant for Mase-Kemnitz’s home in Ann Arbor, where several other electronic devices were seized, the police said. police.

Prosecutors, calling him a potential danger to the public, noted during the arrangement that Mase-Kemnitz also worked as a children’s dance teacher at Howell and Northville studios and asked for his bond to be set at 500,000. $.

The high bail request was denied as Mase-Kemnitz has no criminal history and has lived in Ann Arbor his entire life.

Bond was instead set at $ 50,000 in cash or bail with an order that if he is to be released he will be put on a GPS tether, limited to home confinement, no access to computers outside of hearings. court and will have no contact with minors.

His lawyer, Mark Kriger, said Mase-Kemnitz had cooperated with police during the investigation and intended to undergo counseling and therapy as the case progressed.

Mase-Kemnitz is due to attend a probable causes conference hearing on December 23.

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