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3 men, teen face stalking charges in Fla. Keys

Suspects accused of following woman, boyfriend; yelling at them in car

Miguel Herrera, (left) Gabriel Herrada, (center) Shadow Franco (right) and a 17-year-old boy all face aggravated stalking charges.
Miguel Herrera, (left) Gabriel Herrada, (center) Shadow Franco (right) and a 17-year-old boy all face aggravated stalking charges.


MARATHON, Fla. – Three men and a 17-year-old boy were arrested early Monday morning on aggravated stalking charges.

Miguel Herrera, Gabriel Herrada and Shadow Franco, all 20, also face charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

A woman told deputies she and her boyfriend were at a Walgreens in Marathon when the suspects pulled up in a car and began yelling at them, swearing at them about the New Jersey license plate on her car, Monroe County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said.

When she left Walgreens, the suspects followed her, pulling alongside her car and yelling out the window, Herrin said.

The woman and her boyfriend slammed on her brakes, made a U-turn, hid her car and called 911 for help, Herrin said.

A deputy spotted the suspects' car and stopped it in the parking lot of a Publix supermarket.