Cole Charles Corrigan, the 36-year-old former owner of CCC Fitness in San Luis Obispo, recently entered a guilty plea to serious criminal charges. The charges, stemming from incidents in August 2023, include two misdemeanors for illegal video recording in the fitness center’s restroom and a felony for gun possession as a felon.
The story took off thanks to social media, where the story first gained traction, prompting even more nationwide coverage.
Background and Arrest
Corrigan’s arrest followed a search warrant executed on September 13, unveiling his unlawful activities. This is not his first encounter with the law, as he admitted to a 2007 felony conviction for narcotics possession.
Implications and Sentencing
The guilty plea means Corrigan could face up to 364 days in jail and probation, with sentencing set for December 19, 2023. The case, handled by Deputy District Attorney Kimberly R. Dittrich, highlights issues of privacy violations and firearm possession by felons.
Community Reaction and Closure
This incident has shuttered CCC Fitness, leaving the community shocked and concerned about privacy and safety in public spaces. The legal outcome of this case will be a significant moment for the local fitness community and a cautionary tale about ethical conduct in business.
UPDATE: The fitness center has been put up for sale.