PORTLAND -- GOP Senate Candidate Monica Wehby has been accused of stalking her ex-boyfriend last year and harassing his employees.
Wehby, a pediatric surgeon who is running against Jason Conger in the Senate GOP primaries, has been leading the race and was on track to challenge incumbent democratic Senator Jeff Merkley.
On Friday, reports surfaced that Wehby was accused of stalking her wealthy ex-boyfriend, Andrew Miller, on April 3, 2013.
Miller, the owner of Stimson Lumber Company, contacted police after Wehby showed up at his home uninvited about 5 times within the last 10 days, according to a Portland police report.
In a 911 call from April 3 obtained by KGW, Miller told a dispatcher that Wehby came to his house and knocked on the doors repeatedly. He said Wehby was unaware that he was home.
Wehby then came in through an unlocked back door and searched the house, Miller said. When Wehby went into the basement, Miller said he left the house.
I called and told her I was going to call the police, Miller said in the 911 call. She said, 'Fine, go ahead, you've ruined my life.'
Miller said that he did not speak directly to Wehby during the incident but communicated with her via text about a lot of drama about her wanting to talk with him.
Politico, which first reported the allegations, said Miller considered getting a protective order against Wehby, but decided against it. Wehby was not arrested in the incident.
Miller told KGW Friday that he regretted calling police on Wehby.
This was not one of my better days, he said.
Miller said he voted for Wehby and the two are still friends.
At a GOP Candidate debate Friday afternoon in Portland, both Wehby and Conger made vague references to the stalking accusations.
Wehby said the media had ratcheted things up since poll numbers were released that showed her beating Merkley in a general election.
That's the price you pay, I guess, when you take on the status quo, Wehby said.
In his closing remarks, Conger said there were many issues surrounding Wehby's candidacy.
They represent risks, and we can't afford to take a risk of throwing this election away, he said.
Cornelius Swart and Kyle Iboshi contributed to this report.