Warrant issued for pilot in 'upskirt' photo caseUpdated at 04:15 PM today
Philadelphia Detectives questioned the pilot early Friday morning, June 25, at the
PHILADELPHIA - June 28, 2010 (WPVI) -- Sources tell Action News an arrest warrant has been issued for a US Airways pilot after an 'upskirt' photo incident at Philadelphia International Airport.
Those sources say the arrest warrant was issued Sunday for Joseph Pereira, 55, of Wexford, Pa. which is north of Pittsburgh.
Action News has learned Pereira was a co-coach for the high school girls softball team at North Allegheny High School. School district officials told Action News that Pereitra resigned on Sunday.
Witnesses at the airport told officers that they saw Pereira using his cell phone camera to take pictures up the skirt of the 15-year-old girl.
Those witnesses say it happened around 7:15 on Thursday night, while the teen was shopping in Terminal C.
Police say incriminating photos were found on the phone.
Pereira is facing misdemeanor charges of corrupting the morals of minors, stalking and breach of privacy.
Pereira is expected to turn himself into police on Tuesday afternoon.