A Hawaii man accused of cyberstalking and tormenting a Utah woman and her father by sending hundreds of food deliveries, unwanted service providers and prostitutes to their home was apprehended in Honolulu by the F. The man, Loren M. Okamura, was arrested on Nov. From late through August of this year, Mr. The family said that Mr. Okamura sent plumbers, tow trucks, locksmiths and prostitutes to the residence, some of whom were responding to the online ad, according to court papers.
In all, there were more than 80 incidents of unwanted service calls to the home and over of unwanted visitors knocking at their door, the documents show. The woman and her father had obtained cease-and-desist orders against Mr. Okamura and a civil stalking injunction, which he continually violated, court records say.
The arrival of so many unwanted visitors to the home became such a nuisance that the family, with help from the police, posted a red and yellow outside the home telling workers to call the police to make a report if they were asked to provide services at the residence. The was positioned next to a police car.
The also suggested that the woman kill herself.
The investigators said that digital information including cellphone records and an Apple ID tied the harassment to Mr. The woman and Mr. Okamura met in May in Hawaii, where she visited him several times before ending their relationship in Octoberaccording to court records. At the news conference, Mr. Huber declined to talk about the prostitution charges.
Karin M. Okamura was indicted on Oct. The authorities said he used spoof location apps to hide his whereabouts. Okamura appeared in court on Wednesday in Honolulu, where Sharron I. Rancourt, his lawyer, requested that he have his hearing in Utah.
Rancourt, who did not respond to an requesting comment on Saturday, told The Associated Press that Mr. Okamura had been mourning his wife this past year. Magistrate Judge Kenneth J. Mansfield ed the transfer request on Wednesday.
Okamura was detained in federal custody without bond. It was not immediately clear when his detention hearing would take place.
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