Sgt. Numo Ribeiro said he noticed a fellow shopper acting strange so he started to follow him. Ribeiro said he then noticed the man was hiding a video camera and secretly holding it at angles to enable him to get video of women's breasts and buttocks.
Ribeiro told someone to call 911 and tell them he was going to make an arrest and call for back up.
Rodriguez now faces several charges including concealing a camera for sexual gratification and battery on an officer. Police say the found a video camera inside Rodriguez’s pocket.
Police did not name the man who stepped up to help the officer.