BOISE, Idaho — The former chairman of Idaho's Republican Party was arrested and charged with felony first-degree stalking.

According to court records, Jonathan Parker was arrested Thursday night and booked into the Ada County Jail. He made his first court appearance Friday afternoon.

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Parker left his position with the GOP back in February, saying he was having trouble balancing work and family life.

If convicted, he faces up to five years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.