Peeping Tom arrested after woman hears lewd comments, police say

Jeffrey Howell arrested in Melbourne

By Cathleigh Winningham - Producer

Jeffrey Howell.

MELBOURNE, Fla. - A Brevard County man is facing voyeurism charges after police say he peeped into a woman's apartment window. 

Melbourne police arrested Jeffrey Howell, 47, Monday night. 

Investigators say the woman, who lives along Savannah Way, told them she spotted the man after hearing lewd comments coming from her bedroom window. 

Police say Howell tried to get away but was caught.

Detectives say he originally told them he was at the apartment complex to meet a friend, but then admitted he lied. 

Howell is being held in the Brevard County Jail on a $2,500 bond. 

 

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