Gym Employee Charged With Secretly Recording Partly Nude Women
MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. (Feb. 14, 2014) — Trent Jannenga, 25 of Norton Shores was arrested on Friday after a woman discovered a cell phone recording her while she used a tanning bed at the Planet Fitness on 2520 Henry Street in Muskegon on Wednesday.
Investigators believe at the same time officers responded to the complaint, Jannenga called 9-1-1 to say his Iphone had been stolen. Police said that Jannenga later admitted his phone had not been stolen and he was the one behind the records. It is not believed that any of the videos were saved or shared elsewhere.
Planet Fitness said that Jannenga has been fired from his position at the facility.
Muskegon County Prosecutor DJ Hilson said that there could be several more victims.
“You have to be cautious about your surroundings in particular in these particular areas, where you know your able to take your clothes off. Like I said, cameras these days are very very small and you just have to protect yourself and be careful,” said Hilson.
Valerie Collis has been a member of the Planet Fitness on Henry Street for a few months. She said that several members are on edge after learning of the alleged cell phone videos.
“You assume privacy because most woman tan with very little on, so you assume that you have the privacy in that space, and to hear that he violated that, it’s freaky,” said Collis.
Collis said that the staff at the gym are friendly and helpful, and Jannegna in no way represents the staff.
Jannenga said in court that he plans to meet with a therapist on Monday. He faces nine years in prison and is due back in court on February 26th.