Man jailed for stalking LDS President Thomas S. Monson

Updated: 7/08 9:56 pm | Published: 7/08 9:52 pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 News) – A homeless man has been charged Friday night with stalking President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

According to Salt Lake County jail records over the last 14 days Benjamin Tucker Staples has been escorted off The LDS Church office building property five times.

Officers say each time he demanded to speak with President Monson.

Staples claimed that we would return to the offices until he finally met Monson, tonight he remains locked up in the county jail.

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