A man accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend allegedly sent her more than $100 worth of pizza she didn't order – oh, and a dead rat.
A stalking charge was filed this week against Raymond Lloyd Jamison, 40, of St. Paul,.
On Feb. 16, Jamison sent $124 worth of Topper's Pizza to his ex-girlfriend's home, and is said to have called the store "multiple times" to make sure it was delivered.
He followed this up a day later with a FedEx package addressed to his ex's son was delivered their home. Jamison's ex said she "saw a tail" as she opened the package.
After calling police, an officer found the package contained a dead rat.
Police traced this to Jamison after seeing video of the transaction at the Lakeville FedEx, matching the clothing he was wearing at the time to the clothes they found at his house when executing a search warrant.
Jamison's ex has a harassment restraining order out against him, which stops him from having contact with her. He's been charged with violating it twice.
Since the order was made, his ex told police he had left her harassing voicemails, sent her several emails and text messages, filed a complaint with her employer alleging improper conduct and made a false child abuse report alleging she was abusing her son.
Domestic violence resources
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence says nearly 20 people every minute are physically abused by an intimate partner – that's more than 10 million people every year.
One in every seven women, and one in every 18 men, has been stalked to the point of being scared for their safety.
You can use this Minnesota guide from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to find services nearby, or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE).
If you or someone you know needs help, here’s another resource to find a program near you.