A man has been arrested after police say he allegedly took photos of nude children through a hole in a bathroom wall that he created for viewing purposes.
49-year-old James Elliott, of State Route 12, was arrested and charged with use of a child in a sexual performance and unlawful surveillance, both felonies, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.
Victims ranged in ages from four to twelve.
Elliott was arraigned in the Town of Lowville Court and sent to the Lewis County Jail on $250,000 cashing bail and $500,000 bond.
The investigation into the incidents is ongoing and further charges are pending. Federal charges are also pending after consultation from the United States Attorney's Office.