Hilton Head Island man was arrested in connection with several Peeping Tom
incidents in the South Forest Beach.
Gadson, 32, is charged with one count of Peeping Tom in relation to the October
2012 incident, but more charges may be pending, according to the Beaufort
County Sheriff's Office.
were called just after 7:15 p.m. Wednesday to Beach Arbor Villas at 24 Deallyon
Ave. on a
suspicious male running away from the area.
same resident had previously reported seeing the same male lurking outside the
apartments several times over the last few weeks. Deputies searched the area
and spotted Gadson nearby, who was positively identified as the person seen at
Beach Arbor, according to BCSO.
similar reports led investigators to identifying Gadson in a voyeurism incident
that occurred in October at Ocean Breeze Apartments, where a 25-year-old woman reported
seeing an unknown black male peering into her second-story bedroom window,
according to the sheriff's office.
victim's roommate told deputies he was pulling into the parking lot when he
noticed a black male climbing down a ladder which was leaning in front of the
victim's window. He attempted to confront the suspect; however, the suspect
fled the area and was never located.
sheriff's office said Gadson lives in the Cordillo Courts apartments. He is a
person of interest in several recent incidents involving a black male who had
been seen loitering and/or masturbating outside apartments and hotels in the area
of South Forest Beach Drive.
these investigations, a positive identification was made linking Gadson to the
October incident at Ocean Breeze, according to the sheriff's office.
continue to work on recent cases at Beach Arbor Villas, the Metropolitan Hotel
and Tanglewood Villas. They're also looking into several other indecent exposure incidents and
suspicious activity involving a man matching Gadson's description that occurred
at the Comfort Inn at 2 Tanglewood Dr. and Treetops at 137 Cordillo Pkwy.
with information can call Investigator Cpl. D. Seifert at 843.255.3414 or CrimeStoppers
at 1.888.CRIME.SC (274.6372) or text the word TIPSC with a message to CRIMES