Local Firefighter Arrested for Stalking Madonna

Retired FDNY firefighter Robert Linhart, 59, was busted outside Madonna’s Upper West Side apartment yesterday, with several signs strapped to his truck reading, “Madonna, I need you;” “Tell me yes or no;” “If it’s yes, my dream will come true. If it’s no, I will go. XXX.”

According the New York Post, Mr. Linhart, who has been outside the music star’s home for the last few days and is believed to have been traveling to follow her overseas, was arrested by police and brought to the 20th precinct.  Inside his Toyota SUV, police discovered art supplies, a firefighter’s uniform and a Paris tour guide. According to one of his signs, he had seen her in Prague during one of her concerts.

Police also found two knives in Mr. Linhart’s pocket. He is being charged with criminal weapons possession, disorderly conduct, making graffiti,  and resisting arrest.