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D.C. man gets 9 years for assaulting, stalking, posting sexual images of ex-girlfriend

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A 46-year-old man was sentenced to nine years in prison Wednesday for assaulting, stalking, threatening and unlawfully showing sexual images of his ex-girlfriend.

Lamont Delrico Roberts of Washington, D.C. was found guilty in Nov. 2016 for five counts of unlawful disclosure, a count of stalking, three counts of making felony threats, and a count of simple assault, according to a release from the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Roberts was already sentenced to six years in prison in Nov. 2016 for drug charges in an unrelated case. According to the DOJ, his sentence in the drug case will run consecutively with his sentence in the case with his ex-girlfriend.

Roberts and his ex-girlfriend were together for four years. The release states he became controlling in their relationship "telling her what she could wear and who she could spend time with." In May 2015, she ended the relationship.

According to the DOJ, Roberts wouldn't accept that the relationship was over and he would call and text her "hundreds of times a day" and showed up "unannounced and uninvited" to her home and job.

When Roberts learned his ex was involved with someone else, the release states he left threatening voicemails and texts on her phone threatening to "kill or hurt" the woman and her family.

The release states Roberts got a tattoo of the woman's face on his back and would follow her holding up sexual pics of the woman taken during their relationship.

After the woman changed her phone number, Roberts started emailing her and "threatened to share" the sexually explicit photos with her children, mother and "the rest of the world," according to the DOJ.

In Oct. 2015, Roberts posted pictures of the woman with her name "on her car, front door, and her neighborhood," the release adds.

Roberts, according to the DOJ, carried the pictures and displayed the photos at her job, on the street, and other public places. He also drove by the woman holding the photos out of the window of his car.

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