Adult Male Employee at Dick’s Sporting Goods Arrested for Unauthorized Video Recording in Fitting Room, Arlington Heights


Arlington Heights police responded on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 to a report of unauthorized video recording at Dick’s Sporting Goods, 401 East Palatine Road Arlington Heights, IL. Police received a report that a customer identified an employee that allegedly placed a cellphone video recorder under a fitting room door while a customer was in the fitting room. The time of the reported incident was not released by police.

Immediately after the incident was reported, Simeon A. Kuzev, age 21, was arrested June 21, 2016 and charged with Unauthorized Video Recording at Dick’s Sporting Goods, 401 E. Palatine Rd., Arlington Heights.

Police report that a 15-year-old girl was in the fitting room at Dick’s Sporting Goods trying on sportswear when she saw that someone put a cellphone camera under the door — apparently capturing images. The girl told her mother, who then notified a manager at Dick’s Sporting Goods. The employee was identified, and police were called to respond to the store. A Dick’s Sporting Good employee, identified as Simeon Kuzev, was arrested and transported in custody to Arlington Heights Police Department Headquarters. Bond was set at $25,000. Kuzev, of the 100 block of Forest Place Buffalo Grove, is scheduled for another court date on July 12, 2016.

A possible match with the suspect on Linkedin shows a white/male from Buffalo Grove named Simeon Kuzev, who listed the following information in the profile …

Works as a Lodge Associate at Dick’s Sporting Goods

Bachelor’s degree, Game Art & Design at The Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg 2013 – 2016

Top skills include Photoshop

The profile also reports that Simeon knows about 3D Studio Max and Figure Drawing

One of the causes listed that “Simeon cares about” was “children”.

Arlington Heights Police Department did not specify whether any images were found on a cellphone in possession of Simeon Kuzev, and all suspects are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.

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