Privacy Bill May Not Pass Short Session

SALEM, Ore. — A bill that would tighten Oregon’s privacy laws may not make it through the short session at the request of a Springfield mother. Chrystal Stutesman is one of the driving forces behind Senate Bill 1550. Her neighbor pleaded guilty to spying on her 10-year-old daughter. There was a hearing Wednesday in Salem … Continue reading »

Man Sentenced for Invasion of Privacy

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man who pleaded guilty to invasion of privacy, after he was accused of spying on his young next door neighbor is back in jail. Dana Bishop was sentenced Wednesday. His attorney and the victim’s attorney agreed to the sentencing in a plea deal. Bishop will serve 35 days in jail … Continue reading »

Victim’s Mother Reacts To Plea

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield mother is reacting to the plea agreement made by Dana Bishop in a Springfield courtroom Monday. Dana Bishop was accused of spying on his neighbor with a camera he had pointed at her bedroom window. The victim’s mother, Chrystal Stutesman, says she was in the courtroom Monday when Dana Bishop … Continue reading »

Dana Bishop Hearing Rescheduled

EUGENE, Ore. — A hearing regarding a stalking protective order against Springfield resident Dana Bishop is rescheduled again. The order was filed just after Bishop was arrested for allegedly using video cameras to spy on his 10-year-old neighbor. Both sides were briefly in court Monday morning. “On Mondays, the court will only allow a one-hour … Continue reading »

Safe Kids, Bright Futures

SALEM, Ore. — An effort to pass a law in Salem would make invasion of privacy, when it involves a minor, a felony. The effort coincides with the hearing of a Springfield man accused of secretly videotaping a 10-year-old girl for more than a year. Dana Bishop is scheduled to appear at the Lane County … Continue reading »

Dana Bishop Appears in Court

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man accused of videotaping his 10-year-old neighbor was back in court Tuesday. Dana Bishop faces several charges of invasion of privacy. During the hearing, the judge took up some motions presented by the defense. There are three motions the judge is considering. One has to do with statements made by … Continue reading »

OR Senator Proposes Video Privacy Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield mother is surprised and excited to see a bill already being proposed to protect children from exploitation. Chrystal Stutesman met with Oregon Senator Tim Knopp back in March regarding video voyeurism laws. Stutesman’s 10-year-old daughter was allegedly secretly videotaped by neighbor, Dana Bishop, for more than a year. That charge … Continue reading »

Mother Keeps Pushing for Video Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield woman is still on a mission to change video voyeurism laws in Oregon. Chrystal Stutesman’s daughter was allegedly videotape for more than year in her bedroom by a neighbor. Dana Bishop is charged with numerous misdemeanors for taping the girl. On Thursday, Stutesman met with Oregon Senator Floyd Prozanski. Stutesman … Continue reading »

Documents Reveal Evidence in Bishop Case

EUGENE, Ore. — Details have been released in the investigation of Dana Bishop, the Springfield man charged with invasion of privacy and accused of spying on his 10-year-old neighbor. KEZI 9 News has obtained the lengthy search warrant used by detectives to search his home in March. The documents include two letters Bishop allegedly wrote … Continue reading »

Dana Bishop Released on Bail

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Alleged voyeur Dana Bishop was released from the Springfield jail Tuesday on $10,000 bail. Leading up to Tuesday’s hearing, Bishop was held without bail for the last three weeks, a decision the judge made for the victim’s safety. The state constitution says all offenses are bailable except murder and treason; considering Bishop … Continue reading »

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