Austin Halbrooks enters guilty plea to felony charge in “upskirting” case
MILWAUKEE — 18-year-old Austin Halbrooks pleaded guilty on Friday, December 2nd to one felony count of invasion of privacy. The court then withheld the sentence pending a review hearing in April 2017.
Halbrooks was accused of secretly taking pictures up girls’ skirts. According to court documents, all the pictures were taken inside University School of Milwaukee in River Hills, where Halbrooks was a student. The criminal complaint states the pictures were found on Halbrooks laptop — 55 photos of four victims The pictures were allegedly taken as far back as February 2015.
Halbrooks faced three more felony counts of invasion of privacy and a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. According to court records online, those charges were dismissed but read into court for the purpose of sentencing.