Deputies from the Isla Vista Foot Patrol have arrested a suspect for placing hidden cameras in the bathroom of a victim’s home. On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, deputies began investigating a report of a video recording device that was found in the bathroom of a residence on Madrid Road. Through their investigation, deputies identified the suspect as 21-year-old Justin Asinobi of Isla Vista.
Deputies contacted Asinobi at his residence and recovered several surreptitious recording devices that they believe were used to record victims without their knowledge. Asinobi was arrested on February 15, 2022, at approximately 3:33 p.m. and booked at the Main Jail for invasion of privacy by means of an electronic device (misdemeanor) and eavesdropping (felony). He is being held with an enhanced bail of $400,000.
Sheriff’s deputies are continuing this investigation and will be attempting to identify and contact additional victims. Anyone with additional information regarding this case can contact the Isla Vista Foot Patrol at (805)681-4179. If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can provide information by calling our tip line at (805)681-4171 or online at SBSheriff.org.