Kevin Rennie

FARMINGTON — Police say a Pennsylvania man helped a local car dealership customer link her phone to a new vehicle and then helped himself to nude photos of herself on her phone, which he then sent to himself.

On Tuesday, Farmington officer Jacob Richards arrested Kevin Rennie, 32, of Philadelphia on a felony charge of aggravated criminal invasion of computer privacy.

Richards began an investigation after he spoke Monday to a customer of Tinny’s Auto Outlet in Farmington. The customer had been assisted by Rennie with the purchase of a car.

Tinny’s had hired a marketing firm to do a promotional event and Rennie was a subcontracted sales representative for the marketing firm, Deputy Police Chief Shane Cote said. The dealership said it has severed ties with the marketing firm.

Rennie was issued a no trespassing warning to not go onto the property, police department secretary Bonnie Pomeroy said Tuesday.

A conviction on the charge is punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

Rennie is being held on $10,000 cash bail at the Franklin County Detention Center in Farmington. If he does not post bail, Rennie is scheduled to appear before a judge Wednesday.

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