Fulton Man Accused of Voyeurism, Endangerment, Forcible Touching

FULTON, NY – A Fulton man is facing a list of charges in connection with allegations that he videotaped several unsuspecting victims using a camera that was hidden in his bathroom. The same man is accused of forcibly touching a teenaged victim and making her pose for nude photographs, as well as take nude photographs of him.

Michael A. Engel, 40, of Hill Top Drive, Fulton, was charged with:

Michael A. Engel
Michael A. Engel
  • Five counts of second-degree unlawful surveillance, class-E felonies
  • Endangering the welfare of a child, class-A misdemeanor
  • Forcible touching, class-A misdemeanor
  • Fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class-A misdemeanor
  • Unlawful possession of fireworks, violation

Engel was arraigned in Fulton City Court by Judge Spencer J. Ludington and remanded to the Oswego County Public Safety Center on $10,000 cash or secure bail bond. He is scheduled to return to Fulton City Court at 9 a.m., Wednesday.

Fulton police said the investigation continues with the assistance of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Additional charges are anticipated.

Anyone with information has been urged to call the City of Fulton Police Department at (315) 598-4504 or the Fulton Police Department Tips line at (315) 593-8477.