Wyoming man, Donald Raymond Foote sentenced to prison for harassing, stalking Laurel woman in violation of protective order
BILLINGS (STL.News) A Cody, Wyoming, man who admitted violating a protective order by stalking and harassing a Laurel woman and her family was sentenced today to 37 months in prison, three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $3,600 in restitution, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson said.
Donald Raymond Foote, Jr, 50, pleaded guilty on June 16, 2020 to interstate violation of a protective order.
U.S. District Judge Susan P. Watters presided. Judge Watters ordered Foote detained.
The prosecution said in court documents that in August 2017, the victim, identified as Jane Doe 1, began living on Foote’s property and that Foote became infatuated with her. Jane Doe 1 moved to the Laurel area in November 2017 and Foote continued to maintain contact with her. The relationship between Foote and Jane Doe 1 deteriorated. Foote began contacting the victim on a repeated basis by phone, text and through social media, and he continued to contact Jane Doe 1’s family and friends.
After an incident in August 2018, Jane Doe 1 obtained a temporary restraining order against Foote from Billings Municipal Court.