Deputies: VA police officer hid cameras in 14-year-old's room

The man reportedly admitted to detectives that he had placed the cameras in the room for sexual purposes.

Posted: Oct 23, 2020 10:19 AM
Updated: Oct 23, 2020 10:44 AM

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- A police officer with the Roseburg Veteran's Administration was arrested Thursday evening, accused of hiding cameras in a 14-year-old girl's room.

Robert Wayne Roady, 48, of Roseburg was taken to the Douglas County Jail on nine counts of first-degree invasion of personal privacy, a felony. Additional charges are being considered.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office took a report on Thursday that hidden cameras had been discovered in the bedroom of a girl known to Roady.

Detectives conducted interviews and searched Roady's home in the 2000 block of Linnell Avenue. The sheriff's office said they found evidence related to the investigation. Roady reportedly admitted to detectives that he had placed the cameras in the room for sexual purposes.

Two additional victims were identified through the investigation, detectives said. If you have any information, contact detectives at 541-440-4458 and reference case number 20-4914.

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