CRIME

Man booked for stalking female employees in Cedar City, daily

Jun 15, 2022, 9:21 PM
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CEDAR CITY, Utah – On Tuesday, a man was booked for repeatedly stalking female employees at a local gas station in Cedar City.

According to arresting documents, 74-year-old Charles Comeford waits for the employees and follows them when they leave the store.

Comeford is known to sit across the street from the gas station and stare at the women while they work.

He is reported to do this daily and stays for most of the day.

Video footage from local businesses shows Comeford attempting to conceal himself and using the businesses as a cover.

One of the victims says that Comeford will follow her when she leaves work and comments about where each female employee lives like their “style of home and color of it.”

The arresting officer comments that this is Comeford’s third arrest for stalking in 30 days and is worried about his escalating behavior.

He continues to break protective orders filed against him.

The officer believes he is gathering the courage to do something “impulsive, and perhaps harm someone.”

Comeford was booked in the Iron County Jail for violation of a civil stalking injunction.

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