Scottsdale Police arrest man accused of taking photos up skirts of women in stores

A Scottsdale man has been arrested, accused by police of using his cell phone to take photos up the skirts of women shopping in stores around Scottsdale.

According to Scottsdale Police detectives, Derek Virgilio, 25, entered a store near Raintree and Loop 101 in North Scottsdale, and allegedly used his cell phone to take pictures up the skirts of female customers. A store detective reportedly stopped him and called Scottsdale Police, who say he allowed them to check out his phone.

Detectives said the phone contained video and photos of women. Images up their skirts, taken without their knowledge.

"Super creepy. Good thing he got arrested," said Kara Wolfe. "It is some random guy. He has those pictures, who knows what he is going to do with those pictures?"

Scottsdale Police said Virgilio admitted to them he has a problem, is sick, feels bad about what he did, and wrote a note to a female victim saying he was sorry. Virgilio is facing charges of taking unlawful surreptitious photos and voyeurism.