Daniel Chaupiz, a 22 year old man from Wyckoff was arrested following charges of stalking, and harassing after he met a woman at a local bar. Ridgewood Police arrested him and also saw he violated his parole, after being out of state prison for less than a month. Daniel Chaupiz and the woman met at a bar and he then returned a week later and attempted to talk with the same woman, who didn t want to speak to him. The woman s parents filed a complaint and he was arrested thereafter. Mr. Chaupiz was released on parole June 17th following his incarceration of 15 months in state prison. That prison sentence stems from his part as the mastermind of the baseball bat beating of his then girlfriend s ex. In July of 2012 he and his girlfriend Margaux Tocci of Wyckoff plotted to drive her ex-boyfriend to the Lincoln Elementary School in Wyckoff. Once at the school Margaux Tocci left him there, to be assaulted and robbed by their friends Samer Saleh and Jesse Moscatello.
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Under N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10 which is Stalking, which is a serious offense, and can become more serious as the crimes severity ranges from a crime of the 3rd degree to a crime of the 2nd degree. A crime of the 3rd degree if found guilty, one would look at up to 18 months in state prison. If found guilty of a crime of the 2nd degree one is looking at up to 5 years in state prison.
N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4 is Harassment which is a petty disorderly person s offense which if found guilty can result in up to 3 months in county jail. If the person was on parole or probation at the time of the offense, and the previous charge was an indictable offense it then becomes a crime of the 4th degree and they are looking at up to 18 months in state prison.