Q: If the police are not willing to prosecute my girlfriend's stalker, can I take it to the county Sheriff's office?
My gf was with some crazy men. One, who she left 5 years ago, somehow found her # (that we changed 2 years ago) and texted her. She blocked him. About 3 weeks later, he shows up to her grandpa's house looking for her (she lives there but was working). Her grandfather told him to never bother them again. About 5-7 days after, I get a call from her 2 hours after she should've gotten off, crying about how this guy waited for her to get off at night (how he knew is still a mystery), began beating the window, kicked her door, screaming to get out while he's banging on the window. Some of her coworkers ran to her (apparently 2-3). Ex leaves. She calls the PD, tells the story and is told it's a civil matter, that there wasn't much PD could do. He certainly "willfully and maliciously" engaged "in a...course of conduct (3x evidencing purpose) directed at a specific person that seriously alarms, annoys, torments or terrorizes;" it was a "credible threat" causing "reasonable fear for her safety."
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