ORANGE COUNTY, Florida – A Frontier Airlines pilot is accused of installing a hidden spy camera in the bedroom window of an apartment near the University of Central Florida.

UCF police said Vernon Crider, 55, drilled a hole in the window screen and placed a small camera facing the glass to record a woman’s bedroom.


The woman said she found the camera when she noticed a flashing green light in her window at The Pointe at Central apartments.

Officers said that upon examining the camera footage, they found footage of a man and the cockpit of an aircraft.

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They matched these photos to Crider, who has been confirmed as a pilot for Frontier Airlines. The airline said Crider landed in Orlando on the days the camera was installed.

Investigators said Crider had an expired driver’s license in Pensacola, Florida, and a valid license in Missouri.

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Crider is charged with burglary of an occupied home and attempted video voyeurism.

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