San­ford man ac­cused of stalk­ing taken into cus­tody, deputies say

Orlando Sentinel (Sunday) - - LOCAL & STATE - By Paola Perez Or­lando Sen­tinel Paola Perez can be reached at paop­[email protected]­lando sen­ or on Twit­ter @pde­siperez.

The man who deputies say has been stalk­ing and mak­ing un­wanted sex­ual com­ments to women was taken into cus­tody in San­ford on Fri­day night, ac­cord­ing to the Vo­lu­sia County Sher­rif ’s Of­fice.

Wal­ter Her­nan­dez, 62, of Boul­der Court in San­ford, was ar­rested dur­ing a traf­fic stop on a stalk­ing charge, ac­cord­ing to VCSO spokesman An­drew Gant. De­tec­tives were look­ing for Her­nan­dez after mul­ti­ple reports of a man ap­proach­ing women and mak­ing sex­u­ally sugges­tive com­ments, Gant said in a news re­lease.

On Wed­nes­day, the San­ford Po­lice De­part­ment posted a picture of Her­nan­dez on Face­book and asked for the pub­lic’s help in iden­ti­fy­ing him.

Ac­cord­ing to the post, Her­nan­dez was wanted for re­port­edly stalk­ing and

mak­ing sex­u­ally sugges­tive com­ments to a fe­male vic­tim on Mon­day night in San­ford and in an­other in­ci­dent in Or­ange City.


A San­ford man was ar­rested on stalk­ing charges, ac­cord­ing to the Vo­lu­sia County Sher­iff ’s Of­fice.

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