HELENA – A Helena man is accused of breaking down doors while allegedly stalking a woman.

Gregory M. Ireland is charged with misdemeanor criminal mischief after an incident Sunday.

Ireland allegedly kicked in doors at two apartments on North Rodney while trying to find an ex-girlfriend.

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The woman told law enforcement officers she felt she was being followed, harassed and stalked by Ireland.

The 30 year old reportedly admitted to authorities he kicked in the doors, and at times had followed the victim.

Ireland plead not guilty to the charge. A justice court trial will be scheduled at a later date.

Judge Michael Swingley set bond at $5,000.