Timothy A. Driscoll, 56, of Highland Park.

Officers found a man with a handgun after arresting him for leaving nude photos of his ex-girlfriend and threatening messages scattered on the woman’s doorstep in Deerfield, prosecutors said.

Timothy A. Driscoll, 56, of Highland Park, was charged with felony stalking, criminal trespass to land and disorderly conduct.

Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Kelse Banks said Driscoll and the victim used to be in a dating relationship.

The victim on Tuesday discovered over 20 nude photographs of herself on her front stoop in Deerfield.

The images were ones that she had previously sent to Driscoll, Banks said during a bond hearing.

There were also five pieces of paper that had messages in large font.

The messages said, “Actions will get you a big reaction” and “Happy f—ing wh–e birthday” in addition to other derogatory terms, Banks said.

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The victim reported the incident to the Deerfield Police Department and she returned to her residence a couple of hours later to find more nude photographs scattered on her front stoop.

Driscoll arrived at the scene while officers were there and they took him into custody.

A loaded Colt 380 semi-automatic firearm was found in Driscoll’s vehicle before it was towed from the scene, Banks said.

Driscoll does have a valid Firearm Owners Identification card and concealed carry license.

Driscoll reportedly admitted to placing the nude photos on the victim’s stoop.

The victim told officers she knew Driscoll carried a firearm because he allegedly threatened others in her presence before, Banks said.

Banks said the messages left at the scene by Driscoll were threatening in nature, especially in combination with the victim’s knowledge of Driscoll carrying a gun.

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Lake County Judge Theodore Potkonjak ordered the man held on a $350,000 bond.

Driscoll remains held in the Lake County Jail and would need to post $35,000 cash in order to be released.

A bond review hearing is scheduled for Wednesday and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for October 6.