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Darien Man Charged With Stalking

Darien Police charged a man with stalking and violating a protective order
Darien Police charged a man with stalking and violating a protective order Photo Credit: Contributed

DARIEN, Conn. -- A Darien man was charged with stalking a person protected by a protective order and refusing to leave that person's house last week, according to police.

Police responded to a Darien home at around 8:13 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3 on a report that Peter Wagner, 51, was violating a protective order. Police said that Wagner was under a court order not to be at that home or contact the person who lived there. However, the victim told police that Wagner was at the home and would not leave, according to police.

When police arrived, they found Wagner in the home and placed him under arrest. The victim also told officers that Wagner had followed the victim and had said that he was "always watching what (the victim) was doing," according to police.

Police said that they developed probably cause that Wagner had stalked the victim. He was charged with criminal violation of a protective order and first-degree stalking. He was held on a $75,000 bond and went to court the next day.

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