June 21, 2016
from the Superior Court of the District of Columbia Criminal
Division (CMD-18262-14) (Hon. Geoffrey M. Alprin, Trial
Jeffrey Harris, with whom Frederick D. Cooke, Jr. was on the
brief, for appellant.
Nicholas P. Coleman, Assistant United States Attorney, with
whom Channing D. Phillips, United States Attorney, and
Elizabeth Trosman, Amy H. Zubrensky, and Priya N. Naik,
Assistant United States Attorneys, were on the brief, for
Glickman, Blackburne-Rigsby, and McLeese, Associate Judges.
case came to be heard on the transcript of record and the
briefs filed, and was argued by counsel. On consideration
whereof, and as set forth in the opinion filed this date, it
is now hereby
and ADJUDGED that the judgment of conviction is affirmed.
McLeese Associate Judge
Bernard Freundel pleaded guilty to fifty-two counts of
voyeurism. The trial court sentenced Mr. Freundel to
consecutive sentences of forty-five days of incarceration on
each count and also imposed a fine on each count. Mr.
Freundel argues that the consecutive sentences violate the
Double Jeopardy Clause. We affirm.
connection with Mr. Freundel's guilty plea, the United
States filed an information charging Mr. Freundel with
fifty-two counts of voyeurism, in violation of D.C. Code
§ 22-3531 (b)-(c) (2016 Supp.). With exceptions not
pertinent here, those provisions make it unlawful:
(b) . . . to occupy a hidden observation post or to install
or maintain a peephole, mirror, or any electronic device for
the purpose of secretly or surreptitiously observing an
individual who is:
(1) Using a bathroom or rest room;
(2) Totally or partially undressed or changing ...