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Man Arrested for Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

A man on St. Thomas was arrested for stalking his ex-girlfriend Thursday, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Curtis Petersen was placed under arrest and charged with stalking, destruction of property, illegal discharge of a firearm, and harassment after his ex-girlfriend reported that Petersen has followed her and harassed her on multiple occasions, showed up at her residence and place of business, and her minor child’s sport workout. Petersen’s ex-girlfriend filed a police report, and her vehicle was later shot by a high-powered rifle as a result of her filing the report, according to the police report.

Investigation revealed that Petersen was seen on several video recordings following and harassing his ex-girlfriend. The investigation further revealed that a vehicle registered to Petersen and fitting the description with distinguishing marks was seen when shots were fired from the vehicle in the area of his ex-girlfriend’s driveway when her vehicle was shot at, the report stated.

Petersen turned himself in on Thursday and he was placed under arrest. He was not granted bail as per order of the Court and he awaits his advice of rights hearing.

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