Police: Armed Indiana man was stalking Facebook ‘girlfriend’

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Antonio Perez

BRICK, N.J. (Jan. 1, 2016) — An Indiana man has been arrested in New Jersey for allegedly possessing an arsenal of weapons as he stalked an online girlfriend.

Police in Brick Township say they found Antonio Perez sleeping in his car at a baseball complex early Wednesday.

A search revealed the 24-year-old Elkhart, Ind., resident had a .40-caliber handgun, .38-caliber revolver, .357 revolver and an AK-47-style rifle, all loaded. He also allegedly had 1,000 rounds of ammunition, pepper spray and a mask.

Police allege Perez was on his way to meet a girlfriend he’d met on Facebook but had never met in person.