Miami Police Officer Stephon McGill accused of stalking mother of his children
McGill, 51, arrested on stalking charge Friday
MIAMI – A Miami police officer was arrested in Miami Gardens last Friday on allegations that he stalked the mother of his two children.
Stephon McGill, 51, faces one count of stalking.
According to an arrest report, McGill parked his white Ford pickup outside the woman's home multiple times, watching her as she entered and left the home.
The woman told detectives that McGill also followed her to a Walmart and said she drove through a side street and parked in someone's driveway with her lights off in an effort to get away from him.
Police said the couple's 11-year-old daughter and their son confirmed that they had seen their father following them as they left their house.
Detectives said the couple's son also said he saw McGill parked outside their home on three previous nights.
Police said McGill was arrested based on the repeated stalking incidents and the children's admission that their father's actions made them feel uneasy. A Miami-Dade County judge also granted the victim a restraining order from the officer.
McGill has been suspended from the Miami Police Department pending the outcome of the investigation.
"His gun and badge have been taken away pending the outcome of what's happening with the Miami Gardens arrest," Miami police Maj. Delrish Moss said.
McGill's next court hearing is scheduled for next month.
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