Hilliard aquatic center employee charged with videoing changing lifeguard


A FORMER EMPLOYEE AT AQUATIC ADVENTURES IN HILLIARD WAS CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL USE OF MINOR IN NUDITY ORIENTED MATERIAL. JUSTIN BUDDING IS ACCUSED OF PLACING A GOPRO CAMERA IN THE PRIVATE LOCKER ROOM AND SECRETLY RECORDED A 17-YEAR-OLD GIRL UNDRESSING. COLLEEN: NBC4’S SHAWN LANIER JOINS WITH US WITH MORE DETAILS….. AND SHAWN YOU SPOKE WITH THE OWNER ABOUT THIS SITUTATION? SHAWN: I JUST SPOKE WITH THE OWNER OF AQUATIC ADVENTURES ON THE PHONE HE IS NOT GOING ON CAMERA. HE SAYS THAT THE GOPRO WAS PLACED IN A PRIVATE AREA WHERE EMPLOYEES WERE ALLOWED, SPECIFICALLY FOR LIFEGUARDS AND EMPLOYEES WHO WERE CHANGING. ACCORDING TO THE AFFIDAVIT JUSTIN BUDDING ADMITTED TO PLACING THE GOPRO CAMERA IN THE PRIVATE LOCKER ROOM. POLICE FOUND 2 FILES ON THE CAMERA’S SD MEMORY CARD. IT WAS VIDEO OF THE 17 YEAR OLD GIRL. ONE SHE WAS PARTIAL NUDE THE OTHER SHE WAS FULLY NUDE. THE OWNER HERE SAYS THE PUBLIC WHO CAME HERE WAS NEVER IN DANGER. HE SAYS IT WAS JUST THE ONE CAMERA IN THE PRIVATE LOCKER ROOM AREA. HE SAYS JUSTIN BUDDING HAD WORK AT THE FACILITY FOR ABOUT 2 YEARS MAINLY IN RETAIL AND THE FRONT DESK. BUDDING WAS NEVER A LIFEGUARD. HE ALSO PASSED ALL OF HIS BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR THE JOB. SHAWN: THE OWNER PRAISED HIS STAFF FOR ACTING APPROPRIATELY. HE SAYS IT WAS UNEXPECTED AND A COMPLETE SHOCK TO EVERYONE THAT WORKED HERE. HE CALLED BUDDING A “BAD APPLE.” HE DID MENTION THIS IS THE ONLY TIME IT HAPPENED IN THE COMPANY’S 12 YEARS. IN HILLIARD, SHAWN LANIER, NBC4.

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