In San Antonio, 57-year-old Gabriel Robert Caggiano of Los Angeles, CA, faces up to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to stalking a former employer and his wife who reside in San Antonio announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio Division.
Appearing before United States District Judge Xavier Rodriguez, Caggiano pleaded guilty to one count of stalking. According to court records, in 2008, Caggiano was employed a television station in Corpus Christi, TX. Caggiano was ultimately terminated from his employment at the station
By pleading guilty, Caggiano admitted that from March 15, 2015 until August 26, 2015, he repeatedly used voicemails, text messaging, social media and the U.S. Mail to retaliate against his victims. In those communications, Caggiano threatened physical violence against his victims as well as to embarrass, humiliate and cause substantial emotional distress to his victims by destroying the reputation of his former employer and his wife.
On November 12, 2015, Caggiano was arrested in Los Angeles. On November 24, 2015, Judge Rodriguez revoked Caggiano’s bond. He remains in federal custody. Sentencing is scheduled for 1:30pm on July 13, 2016.
This investigation was conducted by the FBI in San Antonio and Los Angeles. Assistant United States Attorney Sarah Wannarka is prosecuting this case on behalf of the Government.
According to federal court documents, Gabriel Robert Caggiano used phone calls, voicemails, text messages and social media sites to terrorize Hollis Grizzard and McDermott following his termination in 2008 from KZTV in Corpus Christi, where Grizzard was his supervisor.
According to Express-News archives, Caggiano had also been fired from KMOL, which later became WOAI, in 1992 for “a pattern” of volatile behavior.