Man accused of terrorizing ex-girlfriend arrested

Jason Jurado, 19, booked into Volusia County Jai

Jason Jurado
Jason Jurado

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A man accused of repeatedly stalking and terrorizing his ex-girlfriend has been arrested, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.

Jason Jurado, 19, was booked into the Volusia County Jail, records showed Tuesday.

A woman said Jurado recently broke down her bedroom door and forced his way inside before running away, deputies said.

The woman said she was then dropping off her children at a babysitter's house in DeLand last week, and when she returned to her car Jurado was in the backseat, according to a news release. Deputies said Jurado crawled to the front seat, loaded bullets into his gun, pointed it at her head and forced her to drive. Jurado took the woman's phone and hit her hand with his gun when she tried to stop him, the report said.

The victim pulled into a parking lot and honked her horn repeatedly until a passerby noticed what was happening, prompting Jurado to run away, deputies said.

Arrest warrants were issued for Jurado on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, aggravated stalking, armed burglary, tampering with a witness, grand theft and other charges. Details of his arrest have not been released.


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