A Cape May city councilman has been arrested on charges of cyber-harassment that involve his former girlfriend.
Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland says Christopher Bezaire, 43, of Cape May has been arrested.
Officers took Bezaire into custody Wednesday afternoon at his home in the 200 block of Windsor Avenue. A search warrant was also carried out at the home, as well as Bezaire's place of employment in the 500 block of Washington Avenue.
Officials says Bezaire is a Cape May councilman and a Realtor in Cape May County.
No details of the alleged harassment have been made public by officials, but Bezaire has been charged with invasion of privacy, cyber harassment, stalking, and contempt of court. He's being held in the Cape May County Jail pending a court hearing.
Prosecutor Sutherland says if found guilty, Bezaire could be sentenced to up to three to five years in prison.
Prosecutor Sutherland is asking anyone with information on the case to come forward, and contact the Cape May County Prosecutor's High Technology Crime Unit at 609-465-1135. Anonymous reports can also be made though the Sheriff's Department Tip Line at cmcsheriff.net, or through Crime Stoppers of Cape May Country at 1-609-889-3597.
Accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.