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Arizona man arrested for taking sexually explicit photos of clients

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. » A man who allegedly traveled around Arizona pretending to be a hair dresser so he could take sexually explicit photos of his clients has been apprehended.

The U.S. Marshals Service says a task force arrested 53-year-old James Hickey on Friday while he was bike-riding in Flagstaff.

Hickey is wanted on 14 counts of surreptitious videotaping as well as charges of voyeurism and probation violation.

Authorities say Hickey would approach homes and apartment complexes and pose as a hair dresser looking for in-home work.

While cutting people’s hair, he allegedly secretly recorded or took sexually graphic pictures.

He is suspected of offenses in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Flagstaff and Huntington Beach, California.

Hickey previously served time for burglary and unlawful recording and videotaping.

It was not known if he had an attorney.

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