GTPD arrests man on child pornography charges

Staff at Glen Landing Middle School contacted authorities following suspicious activity related to a girl's bathroom at the school

MATTHEW SHINKLE/The Sun

The following is a release by the Gloucester Township Police Department:

On Sept. 9, staff from Glen Landing Middle School in Gloucester Township discovered mirrors had been installed on the interior doors of stalls in one of the girl’s bathrooms.

Staff had become suspicious that someone was peering through an air conditioning vent located overtop of the bathroom stalls. School staff immediately contacted the Gloucester Township Police Department and an arrest was made.

Gregory Mahley, 51, of West Deptford, was charged with one count of second-degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Manufacturing of Child Pornography), one count of third-degree Invasion of Privacy, and one count of third-degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Possession of Child Pornography).

Superintendent John Bilodeau issued a statement after learning the individual had been arrested and had charged with various counts related to child pornography.

“I am very disturbed to learn of criminal charges filed today against an employee of an outside contractor who was performing HVAC work at Glen Landing Middle School,” said Bilodeau. “Upon notification of suspicious behavior, the school’s administration immediately contacted local law enforcement authorities.”

Mahley was an eight-year employee of Multi-Temp Mechanical, Inc., located in Westville. The company was contracted by the Gloucester Township Board of Education to perform Heating Ventilation-Air Conditioning services at the school.

Immediately after becoming aware of this incident, Gloucester Township Board of Education officials ordered a full inspection of all schools and facilities that Mahley may have had access to. As of this time, no other suspicious activities have been uncovered.

Multi-Temp Mechanical, Inc. has been cooperating with the investigation. The company performs non-residential, commercial HVAC services only. Detectives are continuing to contact other businesses and governmental entities for whom Mahley may have worked.

If anyone believes they may have been a victim of Mahley, or has additional information that could aid this investigation, you’re asked to call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or email police@gtpolice.com . Residents may also call the GTPD Anonymous Tip Line at 856-842-5560, or send an anonymous tip by texting the keyword “TIP GLOTWPPD” and your message to 888777. You may also access our Anonymous Web Tip page at https://local.nixle.com/tip.alert/5170177.