The 59-year-old retired FDNY firefighter busted twice in four days outside Madonna’s Upper West Side apartment was charged today with stalking the pop icon, and he said he “won’t stop” until he actually meets the singer.
Robert Linhart appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court, where he was charged with criminal weapons possession — a Leatherman knife and a pocket knife — as well as disorderly conduct, making graffiti, possessing a graffiti instrument and resisting arrest.
After he was arrested, Linhart told cops he was allowed to be outside Madonna’s Upper West Side home.
“I can be here. This is police brutality. I have a right to do this. I am not doing anything wrong,” he told cops, according to court papers.
“I keep running into Madonna.” he added. “I saw her in 1992 and I’d actually like to meet her in person. I won’t stop until I actually meet Madonna.”
Linhart even said arresting him won’t stop him from returning.
“I’m going to go right back there [Madonna's apartment] and do it again,” he said, according to court papers.
Prosecutors said they recovered an ice pick in his car.
Linhart had been stalking Madonna’s apartment for several days, witnesses said.