A 43-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stalking his ex-girlfriend.
Larry N. Boling - described as 6-foot, 250 pounds - has been charged with felony stalking after he had been "continuously following his ex-girlfriend and placing her in fear of bodily injury, a news release said Tuesday.
Boling was jailed and being held on a $10,000 bond.
From Abilene Police Department spokesman George Spindler:
At about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Officer Donny Brown observed a disturbance at the bus station in the 1100 block of South 2nd Street. Officers Chris Herd and Sgt. Clay Grothe responded to assist. The preliminary investigation revealed that a male subject had been continuously following his ex-girlfriend and placing her in fear of bodily injury. The allegations included the male subject following the victim to the Law Enforcement Center hours earlier to report the ongoing circumstances. Officer Herd reported that the subject was articulate about his refusal to stop following the victim. An emergency protective order was requested and the subject was arrested for felony Stalking.
At about 1 p.m. Tuesday, Detective Chris Collins with the Crimes Against Property Unit of the Criminal Investigation Division arrested a male suspect regarding an ongoing investigation into a residential burglary that occurred sometime during the weekend of Aug. 16 at an address in the 7500 block of Thompson Parkway. The burglary was reported to APD on Aug. 18 by the victim after returning from an out of town trip. The original report indicated that jewelry and other property valued at approximately $3,200 had been stolen and that there were no signs of forced entry. The investigation revealed that the suspect burglarized the residence. During the investigation approximately $2,200 in stolen property was surrendered by the suspect and recovered. The suspect was arrested at his residence in the 7400 block of Ruby Esther Circle for felony Burglary of a Habitation.
At about 3:10 p.m. Tuesday, Officers Chris Lazirko and Martin Walker responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 5700 block of Moore Park Road. The calling party informed APD dispatch that a known male subject at the residence had physically assaulted the subject's girlfriend. The calling party also advised that the subject was intoxicated and still at the residence yelling at everyone. Officers arrived and contacted the involved parties. Officer Lazirko's preliminary investigation revealed that the male subject had been in an argument with his girlfriend while intoxicated. The victim alleged she had been struck in her face and pushed on numerous occasions, with the subject pinning her down and allegedly choking her to the point that her airway was restricted and she could not breathe. The victim refused medical treatment at the scene. Injuries consistent with the allegations were present. The victim requested an emergency protective order and the subject was arrested for felony Assault (Family Violence).