Government & Courts

In April, a Forest Lakes resident was arrested for installing a hidden camera inside his neighbor’s master bathroom. Facing 23 years in prison, he was sentenced to seven months August 25. Mugshot courtesy of Albemarle Police

Forest Lakes man charged with unlawful filming

Thomas Andrew Eagleson, 45, was denied bond April 12 after being charged with two felony counts of unlawful filming of a juvenile and three misdemeanor counts of unlawful filming of adults. Albemarle police say Eagleson, who lives in the 3100 block of Turnberry Circle, was pet sitting for his neighbors in March when he installed […]

After turning himself in for the violation, a representative from the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail says he is not currently incarcerated. Mugshot courtesy of the Charlottesville Police Department

Bryan Silva pleads guilty, now under strict house arrest

Bryan Silva, the 25-year-old social media celebrity jailed after a January 3 SWAT standoff, pleaded guilty April 11 to brandishing and possessing a firearm. Though he has been denied bond twice since January, Charlottesville Circuit Court Judge Rick Moore agreed to release him from jail on a $20,000 bond and under a stricter than usual […]