Ex-Mayor Marion Barry Arrested for Stalking

Washington ex-mayor Marion Barry was arrested recently for stalking.

In Florida, you can be arrested for stalking if you willfully, maliciously, and repeatedly follow or harass someone. If you did this, the charge will be misdemeanor stalking punishable for up to a year in jail.

If you also make a legitimate threat with the intent of placing the person in reasonable fear of death or bodily injury, the charge can be elevated to felony Aggravated Stalking. If arrested in Jacksonville for Aggravated Stalking, you are facing up to 5 years in prison and a felony conviction.

If you have been arrested in Jacksonville for stalking, call our Jacksonville Stalking Attorneys at (904) 634-0900.