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Police: Uber driver seen peering into female passengers' St. Petersburg apartment window

ST. PETERSBURG — An Uber driver faces charges after St. Petersburg police say he was found peering into a window where he had dropped off two female passengers Sunday night.

Police said Christopher Cuccorillo, 40, of Pinellas Park, was working as an Uber driver on Sunday night when he picked up two young women and drove them to the address they requested in St. Petersburg.

They were dropped off around 3:50 a.m., according to the arrest report, and about an hour later, a witness called police saying they heard Cuccorillo tampering with the rear window of the apartment the women were in and saw him pacing behind the residence.

The residence was surrounded by a 6-foot wooden fence with a wooden access gate, police said, and was not in public view.

When officers found Cuccorillo outside, he told police the women were "intoxicated" and had asked him to check on them — a story police said was found to be false after the women said s the women said neither made the request.

After Cuccorillo's account changed multiple times, police said, he was arrested and faces charges of loitering and prowling. He was later released after posting $250 bond, jail records show.