Posted at: 09/25/2012 10:32 AM
Austin Man Facing Stalking Charges
(ABC 6 NEWS) - An Austin man faces stalking charges, and police say they caught him in the act.
Police Chief Brian Krueger says detectives from his department were doing surveillance on 35 year old Chad Johnson after reports that Johnson was stalking a 34 year old woman.
The woman had a harassment restraining order against Johnson.
Krueger said Johnson was arrested Friday outside a home where the 34 year old woman was visiting a friend.
Johnson reportedly had more than one pair of binoculars, a spotting scope and a bolt-action rifle in his vehicle when he was arrested.
Johnson was charged Monday afternoon with two felony and five gross misdemeanor counts of stalking.