Man accused of putting tracking device on stalking victim’s car in Royal Oak

Man accused of putting tracking device on stalking victim’s car in Royal Oak


HOW THIS WILL IMPACT THE FIRST
DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS. DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS.
>>Devin: A MAN IS CHARGED IN>>Devin: A MAN IS CHARGED IN
ROYAL OAK WITH AGGRAVATED ROYAL OAK WITH AGGRAVATED
STALKING AFTER SOMETHING WAS STALKING AFTER SOMETHING WAS
FOUND ON A WOMAN’S CAR. FOUND ON A WOMAN’S CAR.
CHECK UNDER YOUR CAR. CHECK UNDER YOUR CAR.
>>Kim: IT’S A CASE OF HIGH-TECH>>Kim: IT’S A CASE OF HIGH-TECH
STALKING. STALKING.
THIS MAN, STEVEN CAMP, IS FACING THIS MAN, STEVEN CAMP, IS FACING
CRIMINAL CHARGES. CRIMINAL CHARGES.
MORE ON WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED MORE ON WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED
ABOUT THERE CASE. ABOUT THERE CASE.
AND SHE SAID SHE BARELY KNEW AND SHE SAID SHE BARELY KNEW
HIM. HIM.
>>Shawn: DID NOT KNOW HIM VERY>>Shawn: DID NOT KNOW HIM VERY
LONG AND GOT A PERSONAL LONG AND GOT A PERSONAL
PROTECTION ORDER AGAINST HIM AND PROTECTION ORDER AGAINST HIM AND
GOING ABOUT HER LIFE AND GOING ABOUT HER LIFE AND
EVERYWHERE SHE WOULD LOOK UP, HE EVERYWHERE SHE WOULD LOOK UP, HE
WAS STANDING RIGHT THERE. WAS STANDING RIGHT THERE.
SHE WENT TO ROYAL OAK POLICE AND SHE WENT TO ROYAL OAK POLICE AND
THEY CHECKED UNDER HER CAR AND THEY CHECKED UNDER HER CAR AND
FOUND A DEVICE THAT WAS FOUND A DEVICE THAT WAS
APPARENTLY TRACKING HER EVERY APPARENTLY TRACKING HER EVERY
MOVE. MOVE.
48-YEAR-OLD ROYAL OAK RESIDENT 48-YEAR-OLD ROYAL OAK RESIDENT
STEVEN CAMP IS FACING A FELONY STEVEN CAMP IS FACING A FELONY
CHARGE OF AGGRAVATED STALKING CHARGE OF AGGRAVATED STALKING
AND MISDEMEANOR CHARGE OF AND MISDEMEANOR CHARGE OF
ALLEGEDLY FACING A MOTOR VEHICLE ALLEGEDLY FACING A MOTOR VEHICLE
TRACKING DEVICE ON THE VICTIM’S TRACKING DEVICE ON THE VICTIM’S
CAR. CAR.
A WOMAN SAID SHE BRIEFLY WENT A WOMAN SAID SHE BRIEFLY WENT
OUT WITH CAMP, A RELATIONSHIP OUT WITH CAMP, A RELATIONSHIP
THAT QUICKLY ENDED. THAT QUICKLY ENDED.
HE WOULD NOT CUT OFF HE WOULD NOT CUT OFF
COMMUNICATION WITH HER. COMMUNICATION WITH HER.
SHE GOT A PROTECTION ORDER SHE GOT A PROTECTION ORDER
AGAINST HIM AND THEN SOMETHING AGAINST HIM AND THEN SOMETHING
CHILLING: WHEREVER SHE WENT, CHILLING: WHEREVER SHE WENT,
CAMP WAS THERE. CAMP WAS THERE.
>>IT WAS VERY UNNERVING FOR HER>>IT WAS VERY UNNERVING FOR HER
BECAUSE HE WOULD SHOW UP IN BECAUSE HE WOULD SHOW UP IN
AREAS SHE HAD NEVER BEEN TO AREAS SHE HAD NEVER BEEN TO
BEFORE OR AREAS WHERE IT WASN’T BEFORE OR AREAS WHERE IT WASN’T
PART OF HER ROUTINE. PART OF HER ROUTINE.
ALL OF A SUDDEN, HE WOULD BE IN ALL OF A SUDDEN, HE WOULD BE IN
THAT AREA, THAT WAS PART OF OUR THAT AREA, THAT WAS PART OF OUR
INVESTIGATION INTO LOOKING INTO INVESTIGATION INTO LOOKING INTO
WHY HE WAS — HOW HE WAS ABLE TO WHY HE WAS — HOW HE WAS ABLE TO
FOLLOW HER IN AREAS SHE DOESN’T FOLLOW HER IN AREAS SHE DOESN’T
NORMALLY FREQUENT. NORMALLY FREQUENT.
>>Shawn: SHE CAME TO ROYAL OAK>>Shawn: SHE CAME TO ROYAL OAK
POLICE ASKING FOR HELP. POLICE ASKING FOR HELP.
POLICE CHECKED HER CAR AND FOUND POLICE CHECKED HER CAR AND FOUND
A SMALL GPS TRACKING DEVICE THAT A SMALL GPS TRACKING DEVICE THAT
WOULD LINK TO A SMART PHONE WOULD LINK TO A SMART PHONE
SHOWING HER EVERY MOVE. SHOWING HER EVERY MOVE.
POLICE SAY CAMP APPEARED WHERE POLICE SAY CAMP APPEARED WHERE
SHE WAS TIME AND AGAIN, NOT JUST SHE WAS TIME AND AGAIN, NOT JUST
IN ROYAL OAK BUT ALL OVER METRO IN ROYAL OAK BUT ALL OVER METRO
DETROIT. DETROIT.
>>THERE WAS OTHER INCIDENTS IN>>THERE WAS OTHER INCIDENTS IN
OTHER NEIGHBORING CITIES AND OTHER NEIGHBORING CITIES AND
THERE ARE SOME INCIDENTS AS FAR THERE ARE SOME INCIDENTS AS FAR
AS MACOMB COUNTY, CITIES IN AS MACOMB COUNTY, CITIES IN
MACOMB COUNTY. MACOMB COUNTY.
SO THE AMOUNT OF TIMES ROUGHLY A SO THE AMOUNT OF TIMES ROUGHLY A
LITTLE OVER A HALF DOZEN. LITTLE OVER A HALF DOZEN.
>>Shawn: IN COURT TODAY ON>>Shawn: IN COURT TODAY ON
THOSE CHARGES. THOSE CHARGES.
A JUDGE GAVE HIM A $100,000 A JUDGE GAVE HIM A $100,000
PERSONAL BOND, WHICH MEANS HE PERSONAL BOND, WHICH MEANS HE
CAN GET OUT, BUT IF HE DOES, CAN GET OUT, BUT IF HE DOES,
HE’LL HAVE TO WEAR A GPS TETHER HE’LL HAVE TO WEAR A GPS TETHER
LIKE THE ONE PLACED ON THE CAR, LIKE THE ONE PLACED ON THE CAR,
SO THEY CAN KEEP TRACK OF HIS SO THEY CAN KEEP TRACK OF HIS
MOVEMENTS. MOVEMENTS.
>>Kim: THAT’S IRONIC.>>Kim: THAT’S IRONIC.
AND HE MAY BE BACK IN COURT AND HE MAY BE BACK IN COURT
TOMORROW. TOMORROW.
>>Shawn: HE VERY WELL MAY BE>>Shawn: HE VERY WELL MAY BE
BECAUSE OF THE PERSONAL BECAUSE OF THE PERSONAL
PROTECTION ORDER THE VICTIM TOOK PROTECTION ORDER THE VICTIM TOOK
OUT AGAINST HIM, HE VIOLATED

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