A string of texts, phone calls, emails and other messages has led to stalking charges against a Catawissa man.
Curtis Gumpenberger, 36, was charged March 8 in Franklin County Associate Circuit Court with three separate felony charges for stalking. He was charged with two counts of first-degree stalking and one count of aggravated stalking.
Washington police said after Gumpenberger and a woman ended their 14-year relationship, she obtained a protection order against him. The order prevented Gumpenberger from contacting the woman.
The woman told police Gumpenberger was violating the order daily. She told police he sent her numerous text messages and called her phone multiple times. The woman said he used more than 15 different phone numbers to contact her.
Police said the woman alleges that Gumpenberger sent harassing emails to both her personal and work accounts. The woman also said he was talking with mutual friends and sending out private pictures.
The woman told police the harassment was constant, but she said she didn’t want to bother the police with daily calls. She finally relented and reported the case to the police.
Gumpenberger was charged for incidents that occurred Dec. 12, 2016, and Feb. 21 and Feb. 24, 2017.