Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Police: GPS device used to stalk woman

KENOSHA, Wisconsin (AP) -- A man was charged Monday with stalking his former live-in girlfriend with help from a high-tech homing device placed under the hood of her car.

Paul Seidler, 42, was arrested during the weekend. On Monday, he was charged with stalking, burglary, second-degree reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct, and ordered held on $50,000 bail.

According to a criminal complaint, Connie Adams asked Seidler to move out of her apartment October 25 after a three-year relationship. Prosecutors say he immediately began following her, including when she ran errands and went to work.

Found under hood
Investigators checked under the hood of Adams' vehicle and found a Global Positioning System that uses satellite and digital cellular technology to pinpoint a target's location.

Seidler's attorney did not return a telephone call Monday seeking comment.

A preliminary hearing was set Jan. 8.

Copyright 2002 The Associated Press.

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