‘Potty peeping’ Cobb homeowner to serve 2 years in prison

A Cobb County man told a judge he is “absolutely guilty” of secretly recording people while they used the guest bathroom in his home.

William Randolph Cushen, 36, of Kennesaw pleaded guilty to seven counts of invasion of privacy and was sentenced to 10 years, including two to serve in prison, the Cobb District Attorney’s Office said Friday.

Most of Cushen’s recordings dated to 2008 but were not found until 2013, according to prosecutors. Two of those recorded were children, the DA’s office said.

“While anyone would feel violated upon learning that an individual had clandestine recordings of their private activities, the actions of this defendant were particularly devastating to his victims due to the trust and friendship they placed in the defendant for many years leading up to the discovery of this evidence,” assistant DA Susan Treadaway said in an emailed statement.

Cushen was out of jail on bond but was returned to jail after his guilty plea and sentence Wednesday.