Warren man charged with cyberstalking for 2nd time
WARREN, R.I. —
A Warren man has been charged with a second offense of cyberstalking after allegedly making unsolicited calls and texts to a female juvenile.
The Rhode Island State Police tell NBC 10 that they have charged Ryan Stanley, 18, of Warren with his second offense of cyberstalking after one of the girl's parents told police that she was receiving calls from an unknown caller. According to the parent when the girl refused to respond to the messages, the unknown caller threatened to release compromising pictures of her on the Internet.
State Police Investigators traced the text messages and found their point of origin at an Internet connection at Stanley's residence which then seized while a search warrant was executed on Stanley's residence.
Stanley was ordered held without bail due to a violation of his parole when he was arraigned on Friday in district court. The court also ordered Stanley to have no contact with the girl and no access to the Internet.
Stanley's first offense of cyberstalking happened back on May 28th which he plead no contest to back on July 5th and he was sentenced to one year probation. A second offense charge could see Stanley serving up to two years in prison and/or a fine of up to $6,000.