Police: Arrested For Video Taping A Woman In Bathroom, Finger Prints Lead To Past Incident

New Castle County Police tie a suspect in one case to burglary last year.

Officials said on October 2, 2021, at approximately 10:30 p.m. patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Brentwood Drive in the community of Carrcroft Crest for the report of a burglary that had just occurred.

When the officers arrived, they contacted the 48-year-old female victim who had run to a neighbor’s house.  The victim reported that she was watching TV in her sunroom when she observed an unknown male in the doorway.  As she confronted the male suspect struck her with an unknown liquid according to police.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the case. After an extensive investigation, no significant leads were developed.

On July 19, 2022, 37-year-old Victor Sanchez was arrested by officers from Wilmington Police Department (WPD). He was arrested for a felony charge of Violation of Privacy Videotape/Film/Photograph Under or Through Clothing after he was witnessed videotaping a woman with an electronic device in the women’s bathroom in an office building located on 100 block of S. West Street officials said.

Through the analysis of forensic evidence, Victor Sanchez was identified as the suspect in the investigation from Brentwood Drive added police.

Sanchez, who was released after being arrested by WPD on $2000 unsecured bail was apprehended by members of the New Castle County Division of Police Special Investigations Squad on July 20th.   He was taken to police headquarters and charged with one count of felony Burglary 1st, one count of Offensive Touching.   He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11 and held in lieu of $21,000 cash bail.

Officials said based on this investigation, the Division is concerned there may be additional victims who have not yet come forward. Detectives are asking anyone with any information pertaining to this investigation to contact Detective Beinke at (302)395-8116 or via e-mail nicholas.beinke @newcastlede.gov.