A STALKER was warned he could be facing a prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to hounding his ex-girlfriend.

Garin Bowden, 25, of Heron Way, Duffryn, Newport, admitted harassing his former partner between April and June.

He pleaded guilty to stalking her at a hearing before the city’s magistrates’ court.

Bowden’s sentence was adjourned for the preparation of a pre-sentence report.


The defendant was told that “all sentencing options are open”.

His sentence is due to take place at Newport Magistrates’ Court on October 1.

Bowden was granted conditional bail.