Man accused of stalking co-worker at UTSA

Eric Galvan, 39, accused of taking friendship too far

Eric Galvan is charged with stalking.
Eric Galvan is charged with stalking.

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Eric Galvan, 39, is accused of sending a female co-worker at UTSA repeated, unwanted text messages, following her and causing damage to her car. San Antonio police arrested him Tuesday on a charge of stalking.

An arrest warrant affidavit stated that a 27-year-old woman filed a complaint with police in March. In it, she said that she and Galvan both worked at UTSA and ate lunch together every day. 

The affidavit stated that she told police in June of last year that Galvan told her he loved her. The woman, however, said she was married and only thought of Galvan as a friend, the affidavit stated.

Soon after, she said, Galvan began sending her repeated text messages in which he professed his love, and would show up wherever she was and follow her, the affidavit stated.

In August of last year, the woman said she reported the unwanted attention to campus police at UTSA, and Galvan subsequently lost his job.  The affidavit stated that the woman then began receiving angry text messages from Galvan in which he blamed her for ruining his life.

She believes he also used various fake accounts and posted defamatory comments about her on social media, and caused damage to her car on three different occasions, the affidavit stated.

The woman told San Antonio police that she now fears that Galvan will kill her.  Detectives investigated and arrested him Tuesday.

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