Man arrested for stalking


A 41-year-old Key Largo man was arrested Thursday for stalking a 15-year-old girl.


Donald Richardatherton Smith was charged with aggravated stalking.


The incidents were first reported to the Sheriff’s Office on March 14 in which the victim stated the suspect, later identified as Smith, was walking around her Key Largo residence. She said he had a flashlight was looking in windows at one point.


Responding Deputies were unable to locate the suspect. A detective was assigned to investigate. The victim stated the same suspect entered the fast food restaurant where she works several times and flirted with her, which made her uncomfortable. He gave her his phone number at one point.


Detectives used that number to identify Smith as a suspect.


The victim identified Smith as the suspect in a photo lineup.


Smith was later arrested and taken to jail.