Ocean City Police Officer Jacob Harris Arrested After Allegedly Using Tracking Device
CAPE MAY, N.J. (CBS) -- An Ocean City police officer has been arrested for allegedly using a tracking device. The Cape May County Prosecutor's Office said 32-year-old Jacob Harris was arrested on Thursday and charged with stalking.
Prosecutors say the Lower Township Police Department were dispatched to a home on Wednesday for a report of a tracking device found on a vehicle.
Investigators later connected the device to Harris, who is a police officer for the Ocean City Police Department.
Harris was arrested without incident and later released on a summons pending court proceedings. He has since been placed on administrative leave.
The Cape May Prosecutor's Office Professional Standards Unit investigated the incident.
Prosecutors say a person convicted of a fourth-degree crime such as stalking can face up to 18 months in prison.
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