KENNETT SQUARE, PA — The Kennett Square Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for a local man following allegations of stalking, terroristic threats, and harassment. The warrant was issued on December 5, 2023, by District Court 15-3-04.
Juan Cesar Castro-Fernandez, a 36-year-old male, is alleged to have continually harassed a local resident over several weeks. According to the police department, the victim reported multiple instances of harassment from Castro-Fernandez, who is also accused of creating a fake social media account in the victim’s name.
Officers were first alerted to the situation on October 23, 2023, when they received emails from the victim detailing the ongoing harassment. During a recorded interview, the victim showed officers evidence of multiple text messages and phone calls from Castro-Fernandez in which he allegedly used derogatory language and threatened the victim and their significant other.
The victim also reported that Castro-Fernandez seemed to have knowledge of their movements, often calling as they were arriving home, leaving, or during the night when lights in their residence were turned on or off. Further complaints were made by the victim on October 28, November 4, and November 17, 2023, stating that they had been continually contacted by Castro-Fernandez.
As a result of these allegations, charges of stalking, terroristic threats, and harassment have been filed against Castro-Fernandez at District Court 15-3-04. The case is pending a preliminary hearing.
Castro-Fernandez is described as being 5’10”, weighing 165 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. If you see or know the whereabouts of Juan Cesar Castro-Fernandez, contact the Kennett Square Police Department at 610-444-0501 or submit your tip online here.
As always, it is important to remember that an arrest warrant, a criminal complaint, or charges are not an indication of guilt. Castro-Fernandez, like all individuals accused of a crime, is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.