Jamie Lynn Pap Pinched for Stalking

6/5/2008 9:33 AM PDT
A celeb photog who's been snapping Jamie Lynn Spears and her baby daddy Casey Aldridge down South has gotten popped for stalking -- even though if this happened in LA or NYC, he'd just be one of the pap pack.

Edwin Merino was arrested yesterday on charges of stalking J-L and Casey in Liberty, Mississippi. He says he was at least a couple hundred feet away when he was shooting them, but cops still nabbed him at the gas station where he was shooting.

He posted bond and is skedded to appear in court next week.