Man accused of stalking, harassment

A State College man was arrested and arraigned before District Judge Steven Lachman on Tuesday, on charges of stalking a woman and distributing nude photos of her.

Justin T. Nicholas, 22, of State College, has been charged with five misdemeanors, including stalking, unlawful dissemination of intimate images and three counts of harassment.

According to the affidavit of probable cause, Nicholas allegedly sent 127 text messages to a woman between Jan. 14 and 17. The affidavit alleges he called the victim 104 times between this period as well.

Nicholas allegedly sent two nude photographs of the woman to another person.

Nicholas is a Penn State student, according to the university’s online directory

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 2

Jalelah Ahmed: 814-231-4631, @jalelahahmed