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Two sisters were trying on clothes when a Muncy man invaded their privacy, Lycoming County Courthouse records stated. He will now spend two to four years in state prison.

Colin James Best, 35, recently pleaded guilty to two counts of second degree misdemeanor invasion of privacy - photo/view intimate parts of other. 

Best will begin serving his two-to-four-year state prison sentence on Feb. 23, 2020.

Best's victims - two sisters aged 15 and 24 - were trying on clothes at Kohl's, 251 William Street, Williamsport, around 7:30 p.m. on May 26, 2019, court records stated. 

While in the changing room, the older daughter reportedly saw a shadow above the wall and thought she saw a phone.

When she opened the door, she said she saw a white male with a reddish beard running out of the changing area, according to court records.

Best, who chose to represent himself, asked the court in October 2019 to toss the victims' positive identification of him, before ultimately pleading guilty to all charges on Jan. 23, 2020.

Judge Marc F. Lovecchio sentenced Best to a consecutive 12 to 24 months in state prison on both misdemeanor counts of invasion of privacy, for a total sentence of 2 to 4 years.

He will receive credit for time served from July 3, 2019, to Jan. 22, 2020, but he will not be eligible for the Recidivism Risk Reduction Incentive program.

 

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