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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Texas

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Interstate Stalker Sentenced to Federal Prison

In San Antonio today, 57-year-old Gabriel Robert Caggiano of Los Angeles, CA, was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for stalking a former employer and his wife who reside in San Antonio announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio Division.

In addition to the prison term, United States District Judge Xavier Rodriguez also ordered that Caggiano be placed on supervised release for a period of three years after completing his prison term. 

On March 31, 2016, Caggiano pleaded guilty to one count of stalking.  According to court records, in 2008, Caggiano was employed at a television station in Corpus Christi, TX.  Caggiano was ultimately terminated from his employment at the station.  By pleading guilty, Caggiano admitted that from March 15, 2015 until August 26, 2015, he repeatedly used voicemails, text messaging, social media and the U.S. Mail to retaliate against his victims.  In those communications, Caggiano threatened physical violence against his victims as well as to embarrass, humiliate and cause substantial emotional distress to his victims by destroying the reputation of his former employer and his wife.

Caggiano has remained in custody since November 2015.  

This investigation was conducted by the FBI in San Antonio and Los Angeles.  Assistant United States Attorney Sarah Wannarka prosecuted this case on behalf of the Government.

Violent Crimes
Updated September 28, 2016