Texas Man Arrested in Ashburn and Charged with Multiple Counts of Unlawful Filming

William M. O’BrienA Texas man has been charged in connection with multiple unlawful filming incidents, including one that involved a juvenile.

On Sunday, May 14, 2023, at approximately 1:15 pm, deputies responded to the Sense of Thai St restaurant on Exchange Street in Ashburn, for a report of an adult male who took a video or photo of a juvenile in the bathroom.

Deputies were able to locate the male, and upon examination of his cell phone, discovered multiple videos appearing to be of different individuals unknowingly being recorded in bathroom stalls.

William M. O’Brien, 32, of Dallas, TX, was arrested and charged with seven (7) counts of unlawful filming and one (1) felony count of attempted unlawful filming of a person under the age of 18. O’Brien was transported to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center where he was released on a $15,000 bond.

If you believe you are a victim in this case, please contact Detective J. Whitehead at 703-771-1021 or by email at Joseph.Whitehead@loudoun.gov.

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