Stillwater News Press

September 26, 2013

Yale man charged with stalking

By Megan Sando
Stillwater NewsPress

YALE, Okla. — A 20-year old Jennings man remains in Payne County Jail on stalking charges and other misdemeanor charges. Bail for the stalking charge has been set at $5,000.

Brandon Cole Tyler, 20, of Jennings is accused of stalking a Yale woman on at least six occasions between Sept. 6 and 19, according to court records.

Tyler faces an additional $5,000 bail for violating a protective order filed by the victim in May.

One one occasion, Tyler threatened to use his car to push her vehicle into oncoming traffic, police said.

Two days later, Tyler harassed the woman by driving by her home, honking his horn and revving his engine, according to court records.

Tyler also would make unannounced visits to the woman’s school, while stating he was there to “pick up a friend,” according to court records.

He came to the woman’s school on Sept. 19 and approached her friends, Court records show he knocked on the window, waved and walked away.

Tyler also is charged with possession of a schedule III controlled substance when a search revealed a pill that was identified as hydrocondone/acetaminophen.

Violation of a protective order and possession of a controlled substance are misdemeanors.

If convicted, Tyler could face up to two years in jail and a fine of up to $2,000.

Stalking is a felony. If convicted, Tyler could ace up to five years in prison and/or a fine of up to $2,500.

Tyler is scheduled for another court appearonce on Oct. 16.