Saturday, March 30, 2013
A woman arrived in the police department lobby recently to make a report against her husband who had tracked her cell phone with a GPS and was tracking her.
The report said that she told police an incident had occurred in their home and when she got off work that night, she did not feel comfortable going home.
She said she decided to sleep in her car with her boyfriend in a local parking lot.
At about 2:15 a.m. she was awoken by her husband knocking on the window.
She said when she unlocked and opened the door, they began to argue.
He said her husband had been drinking and he would not let her shut the door and get back in the car.
She said she was finally able to get the door closed and left the area, the report said.
She then drove to another parking lot with her boyfriend. She told police she did not see anyone following her.
She told police that about two hours later her husband woke her up again by knocking on the window. She said she did not open the door this time and drove off.
She said he followed her around town until she finally made her way to the police station.
The officer this woman spoke to then called the husband’s cell phone. He explained that he had tracked her phone. He said he wanted to confirm his suspicions that she was with this boyfriend.
He said he was very upset about the situation and the fat his wife did not come home. Even more so, he was upset that she chose to sleep in her car with her boyfriend.
He was warned that if he continued to track her phone and follow her that he could be charged with stalking or harassing.
He said he understood and would not continue to do so.
The officer advised the woman how to turn off the tracking on her phone. She was told to stay at a friend’s house or in a motel and not sleep in her car.