Rockland Key, FL – A 29-year-old Rockland Key woman was arrested Saturday for sending threatening texts to a woman as well as posting her address on a dating website. Vanessa Marie Huckaba was charged with sending harassing phone calls/texts and cyberstalking.
The 36-year-old Key West victim started receiving text messages from Huckaba after the victim started dating a man who Huckaba formerly dated. The victim told Deputy Kat Donavon on Oct. 28 that she’s never physically met Huckaba. The victim showed Deputy Donavon texts she received from Huckaba beginning on Oct. 21 in which Huckaba leaves expletive laden threats, adding that Huckaba knows where the victim lives, works as well as her email and other personal information. The threats indicated Huckaba believed the victim was a threat to Huckaba’s young daughter.
Huckaba tells the victim to that she is going to need to get a restraining order and that if, “You think texts are bad, next is your house and your job.” The victim asked Huckaba multiple times to refrain from contacting her.
The victim was granted a restraining order on Oct. 28.
Thereafter, Huckaba set up a fake profile a dating website commonly used for brief sexual encounters in which she posted the victim’s home address, cell phone number and an open invitation for men for sex. The posting included the statement “fresh meth tonight.” Multiple strangers began arriving at the victim’s residence thereafter. Other strangers sent the victim nude photos of themselves.