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Boise Stalking Suspect Jailed in California

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Scott Collinson, 33, is charged with two counts of stalking and one count of battery. - BOISE POLICE DEPARTMENT
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  • Scott Collinson, 33, is charged with two counts of stalking and one count of battery.


A suspect in two incidents of stalking in Boise is behind bars in California, awaiting extradition to Idaho.

Boise Police say the latest incident happened April 2 at a store on the 600 block of Milwaukee Street. A woman said she was approached by a man who asked her about her clothing and "then touched her inappropriately." Shegave police a description of the suspect. 

Police soon linked the suspect to a Dec. 21, 2015, incident, also at a retail store near Milwaukee. Two teenage girls reported a man had followed them, asking questions about their clothes.

A warrant was issued this past week for 33-year-old Scott Collinson of Fairfield, Calif., who was taken into custody on May 5. Collinson is charged with two felony counts of stalking and one charge of battery.  He's behind bars in Solano County, Calif.,awaiting extradition.

Boise Police said the investigation is ongoing, and there may be additional victims who have yet to come forward. They're asking anyone with information to contact them through Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.