The man accused of taking secret photos of women at a Goodwill store on Sept. 23 was recently arrested, authorities said.

Frank Atha, 34, was captured on camera leaving a Goodwill store on Ina Road after being confronted for trying to take "compromising photographs" of a woman inside, a Pima County Sheriff's Department news release said.

Tips from the public helped detectives identify Atha. At Atha's home, detectives found evidence showing other possible victims, a sheriff's department news release said.

Atha was arrested for surreptitious videotaping and booked in the Pima County Adult Detention Complex.

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.