Metro Man Accused Of Taking Pornographic Videos Of Teenage Girl

Friday, January 30th 2015, 5:46 pm
By: News 9

An Oklahoma City man is in jail, accused of taking secret, pornographic videos of a teenage girl.

And he took them in one of the most private places, the bathroom.

Brent Joseph Cunningham, 46, was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail Friday morning.

He is accused of possessing and manufacturing child pornography and is being held without bond.

Police had arrested Cunningham during a traffic stop last week, after finding drugs in his car.

But now, he's back in jail accused of a much more personal and disturbing crime against a teenage girl who knew and trusted him.

It was while that teenager was in the shower that she noticed something suspicious.

The mom, shocked at the utter invasion of privacy, called police.

Police recovered the camera and took it in as evidence.

“It had been hidden inside some type of device, so that it wasn't easily visible,” said Msgt. Gary Knight with the Oklahoma City Police Department. “It's unclear exactly how long this had been going on, and it's also unclear if there are any other victims at this time.”

Police then showed up early Friday morning to the 1000 block of Hoyt Ave. and arrested Cunningham.

Inside, they also found enough methamphetamine to accuse him of trying to distribute the drug as well.

Neighbors are stunned at the news.

“Makes me kind of nervous,” said Shirley Stewart.

Stewart has lived along this street for years, and said she saw officers surrounding the house and dark car, and wondered what was going on.

She said she feels for the teenage girl who reported the incident, and also feels for her mom who suffered the ultimately betrayal of trust.

“Yes and I got grandchildren you know” said Stewart. “And that does worry me when there's people in the neighborhood like that.”

For now Cunningham remains locked up. He faces several felony counts for both manufacturing and possessing child porn, as well as those drug charges.

He is yet to be formally charged for the child pornography complaints.


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