Press Release: Lifeguard Charged with Voyeurism

Police Press Release - City of Redmond

Lifeguard Charged with Voyeurism

October 4, 2016

Becky Range, Public Information Officer

REDMOND, WA -  On October 4, 2016, Allen Sze, 25-yr-old WAVE Aquatics lifeguard, was charged by the King County Prosecutor's Office (KCPO) with eight counts of Voyeurism RCW 9A.44.115. Arraignment is scheduled for October 17, 2016 at the King County Courthouse.

On September 7, 2016 at 6:39 am, Redmond Police responded to the Hartman Pool located at 17535 NE 104th Street for the report of a cell phone found inside the WAVE Aquatics female staff locker room taped to a wall. Officers arrested Sze, who was there on-duty as a lifeguard. After interviewing Sze and searching all files on his phone and iPad, our investigation determined the following: 

  • The phone was placed in only one location in the pool, the WAVE Aquatics female staff locker room. 
  • There were nine videos on the phone, with dates ranging from June 30, 2016  – September 7, 2016, depicting what appear to be seven different females.
  • We have no evidence that videos were shared.  

We identified three WAVE Aquatics staff members on the videos.  The four other victims have not been identified. Due to the sensitive nature of this case and the fact that all identified victims are minors, we have been very cautious with the identification process. We conducted this investigation with discretion, but also with investigative diligence to ensure the appropriate type and severity of criminal charges could be recommended.

Throughout this investigation, we coordinated closely with groups and local schools who utilize this facility.  Any pool patrons or residents with remaining questions are encouraged to contact us. 

For questions and more information, contact Becky Range, Public Information Officer, at or 425-556-2545. 

Questions for WAVE Aquatics should be directed to Mr. Tyson Wellock at or 719-201-5691.

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