Davie Mother "Grossed Out and Emotionally Violated" by Alleged "Peeping Tom" Incident

Luis Velasco, 18, was charged with voyeurism, authorities said

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    Jessica Ott said she felt "grossed out and emotionally violated" by the incident that resulted in the arrest of 18-year-old Luis Velasco. A witness, who only wants to be identified as Andrea, described what she saw. Davie Police spokesman Capt. Dale Engle spoke about the case. (Published Thursday, Jan 31, 2013)

    A young mother says her sense of privacy was stripped away when an alleged "Peeping Tom" was caught outside her window.

    Jessica Ott said she felt "grossed out and emotionally violated" by the incident that happened Wednesday night on the 600 block of SW 131st Avenue in Davie.

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    Ott had just put her kids to bed and was taking a bath when a neighbor said she saw 18-year-old Luis Velasco looking through the woman's window.

    The neighbor, who only wants to be identified as Andrea, said "he was jumping, trying to see something through the window." Velasco was "touching himself,” she added.

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    Capt. Dale Engle, the Davie Police spokesman, said the neighbor called authorities when she "observed the suspect peering in the window of a neighbor's trailer, and it appeared that the suspect was masturbating as he was doing this."

    Officers said that when they showed up they saw Velasco looking into the window and arrested him. The victim was unaware of what had happened until police knocked on her door.

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    Velasco was charged with voyeurism and was being held Thursday on an immigration count, online jail records said. It was unknown whether he has an attorney.

    While Velasco sits in jail, Ott, who is a mother of three, says she feels incarcerated too. She said she used to leave the curtains and windows a little open but now she's forced to seal herself in.

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    Ott said she is so rattled that on Thursday she cried when her son startled her in the bathroom as she was brushing her teeth.

    "I don't know how it will be in the future, but today's not very easy,” she said.

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