University of Florida Graduate Charged with Stalking Olympian Shawn Johnson
A University of Florida graduate, Robert O'Ryan, was arrested and charged with felonious stalking of Shawn Johnson, who is on the show, Dancing with the Stars. O'Ryan was also charged with carrying a loaded gun in his car, which is a misdemeanor charge in California.
If O'Ryan was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida, and was carrying a concealed gun in his car, that would be a third degree felony punishable for up to 5 years in prison. In Florida, there are different levels of stalking.
If he willfully, maliciously, and repeatedly followed or harassed her, that would be a first degree misdemeanor in Jacksonville punishable for up to a year in jail.
If he did what is stated above AND made a credible threat with the intent to place her in reasonable fear of death or injury, he could be arrested for aggravated stalking in Jacksonville and is subject to 5 years in prison.