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Attorney General’s Office announces sentencing in cyberstalking case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2009



On August 19, 2009, Richard McCullough, age 42 of Bear, pled guilty to 1 count
of harassment and 1 count of non-compliance with a bond order.

The Attorney General, with assistance from University of Delaware Police, New Castle County Police, and Wilmington Police, arrested McCullough on April 15, 2009 for stalking women using the web. The investigation revealed that, over the past two years, McCullough used the internet to stalk women in Delaware, making contact with his victims using the fictitious names of JToms, Kevin, and
John. McCullough posted bail on May 22, 2009, violated the no contact provisions of his release, and was rearrested by the Delaware Department of Justice on June 24, 2009. He was held on $250,000 cash bail.

On September 11, 2009, Superior Court Judge Jan R. Jurden sentenced McCullough to 84 days in prison, followed by 18 months of probation and psychological treatment in a Maryland facility. He was ordered to have no contact with the victim, Richard McCullough.
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Attorney General’s Office announces sentencing in cyberstalking case

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2009



On August 19, 2009, Richard McCullough, age 42 of Bear, pled guilty to 1 count
of harassment and 1 count of non-compliance with a bond order.

The Attorney General, with assistance from University of Delaware Police, New Castle County Police, and Wilmington Police, arrested McCullough on April 15, 2009 for stalking women using the web. The investigation revealed that, over the past two years, McCullough used the internet to stalk women in Delaware, making contact with his victims using the fictitious names of JToms, Kevin, and
John. McCullough posted bail on May 22, 2009, violated the no contact provisions of his release, and was rearrested by the Delaware Department of Justice on June 24, 2009. He was held on $250,000 cash bail.

On September 11, 2009, Superior Court Judge Jan R. Jurden sentenced McCullough to 84 days in prison, followed by 18 months of probation and psychological treatment in a Maryland facility. He was ordered to have no contact with the victim, Richard McCullough.
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