Police find GPS tracking device on vehicle, suspect believed to be victim’s ex-boyfriend | KTVE

ByLance T. Lee

Jul 15, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – An officer with the Zachary Police Department has been assigned to investigate a disturbance on Sunday, July 10.

The officer arrived at an unidentified location on Spring Hollow Ct. at approximately 5:45 a.m.

The alleged victim in that case said “her ex-boyfriend, Roger Frederick Shoemaker, 32, of Monroe, came to her house and knocked on the front door and then left,” according to the affidavit.

It was the second time in the space of eight hours that Shoemaker had attempted to make contact with the victim.

The affidavit states that on Saturday, July 9, around 10:20 p.m., the 32-year-old man is accused of having sent threatening messages against the victim.

A third and final call relating to this matter came to the Zachary Police Department at approximately 7:30 a.m. on July 10.

“Officers received a follow-up call regarding a device located near the rear tire on the driver’s side of a vehicle,” according to the affidavit.

The device was later identified as a Mobile-200 4G GPS Tracker with Live Audio Monitoring.

Shoemaker allegedly “sent screenshots to the victim of where she was,” according to the affidavit.

This GPS tracker with live audio capability was seized as evidence in this case.

Shoemaker was arrested and taken to the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail on Thursday, July 14.

The 32-year-old man is accused of telephone communications; Inappropriate language; Harassment, prohibited use of tracking device(s) and stalking.

The Monroe man remains behind bars and at this time no bail has been set.


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