BALTIMORE — An Arizona man has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for
stalking a woman in Maryland.
Forty-nine-year-old David Charles Richards of Phoenix was also ordered not to
contact the woman or her family at sentencing Monday in federal court in
According to his guilty plea, Richards and the woman had a previous romantic
relationship, but had not been in contact for 15 years. Prosecutors say
beginning in 2006, Richards used the Internet, phone, and U.S. mail to stalk the
woman and threaten to kill her, and had created a website in her name.