Man Faces Charges He Stalked Stamford Teen

The suspect is accused of following the teen for several months, according to a report.

A Stamford man remains in custody on charges he stalked a city teen on Monday when he appeared at her home and at a softball game, Stamford police said.

Police said they arrested Joel Furst, 61, of Myrtle Avenue, three hours after they were notified of the incidents on July 7, according to The Advocate.

Police said Furst had been stalking the girl for several months, however, she didn't report the incidents until Monday night, according to the report.

According to the Connecticut Judicial Branch website, Furst is being held on $10,000 bond set on charges of first-degree stalking and first-degree criminal trespass. He is scheduled to appear July 24 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

The full Advocate article can be found here.


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