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10/21/09   Gulfport Stalker Arrested in Georgia


Gulfport, Florida -- Federal agents have arrested a Gulfport man on aggravated stalking warrants in Savannah, Georgia.

Jovan Collier, 41 years old, was arrested by the United States Marshal Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force in Savannah. He was taken into custody in the Thunderbird Hotel in downtown Savannah. He was accompanied by a female that identified herself as his girlfriend of two months.

The arrest was the culmination of an investigation began in June 2009 by the Gulfport Police Department after Collier violated a domestic violence injunction and failed to appear in court.

Related:

U.S. Marshal Service news release 10/21/09

St. Petersburg Times story on 10/14/09