A parking ticket became the catalyst for a bizarre stalking case in San Francisco a year and a half ago that had two downtown companies and a Pacific Heights elementary school on edge.
Now the many victims of 28-year-old city resident Anatoly Smolkin can rest easier, according to prosecutors, as the attorney is expected to be locked up after he’s sentenced today on 47 stalking-related counts. Read More
The man who has claimed to own Hayes Valley reportedly launched into a bizarre courtroom tirade Wednesday while being sentenced to nearly 28 years in the slammer for stalking a woman he had dated for just two weeks.
During the noisy court proceeding, four bailiffs were needed to hold down a hollering 40-year-old Greg Hayes, prosecutors said, and a judge had to speak over him in order to sentence him. Read More
This Stanford graduate might have been better off at a school of higher yearning.
Erin Umberg, a 29-year-old who has graduate degrees in molecular physiology and psychology from Tufts and Stanford universities, respectively, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to multiple felony counts for allegedly revenge-stalking her ex-boyfriend after hacking into his computer five years ago. Read More
A man who reportedly claims to own Hayes Valley was convicted Wednesday on 94 of 95 stalking counts after terrorizing a woman he dated for only two weeks.
A jury found Greg Hayes, 40, guilty of one count of felony stalking, four counts of criminal threats and 89 counts of violating a family court order for cyber-stalking the woman until June of last year, Assistant District Attorney Alex Bastian said. Read More
A San Francisco parolee is accused of stalking nuns who run a local soup kitchen.Dionn Taylor, 44, pleaded not guilty on Friday to two counts of stalking in connection to alleged incidents occurring at an undisclosed soup kitchen and at other city locations between Nov. 15 and Nov. 18, according to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. Read More
A Burlingame man previously convicted for stalking a “Star Trek” actress informed a San Mateo County judge on Friday that she would “burn in hell” after she denied his release from custody, prosecutors said. Read More
WHO: Kevin A. GaryWHAT: Gary, a Detroit man who in 2005 was sentenced to five years in prison for stalking Harvette Williams, has sued Williams and the city of Southfield and its police, saying they defamed him.WHY: Williams told authorities Gary vandalized her home, followed her to work and church and called her up to 40 times a day. The lawsuit has prompted Williams to secure a personal protection order. Read More
Joe McGinniss, a bestselling author known for sensationalistic political volumes and a handful of tawdry true crime novels that were turned into popular television mini-series in the 80s, has moved in next door to Sarah Palin in Wasilla, Alaska. She’s none too happy about this development: Read More