Wednesday, August 10, 2016

IT Guy Pleads Not Guilty to Eavesdropping Charge — Recordings Found

IL - The technology director of Abingdon-Avon schools pleaded not guilty to charges of eavesdropping Tuesday at a hearing.

Mark L. Rogers, 56, of Abingdon, is on paid administrative leave from Abingdon-Avon School District 276 and has been charged with three felony counts of eavesdropping. Abingdon Police Chief Kenneth Jones testified...

Jones said authorities found that Rogers had installed a webcam in his office that was not part of the school system. Authorities found a "number of videos collected from February 2016," including one of a meeting between Rogers and Drew Witherall, who was assistant technology director at the time. Witherall said he was unaware of the Feb. 11 recording.  more