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Oksana's Closest Advisor -- Long Rap Sheet

10/4/2010 1:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

A man with a history of firearms abuse has become Oksana Grigorieva's key man and constant companion, and friends of Mel Gibson say he is deeply concerned about the safety of baby Lucia.

Oksana bodyguard.
Kristian Otto Herzog has been working as Oksana's bodyguard for months, but multiple sources in the case say he has become so involved in the custody war, he is calling the shots. Herzog is the reason Oksana has changed lawyers so frequently -- when he doesn't like them, they go.

Herzog -- who now has what is described as a "deep relationship" with Oksana -- is constantly around 11-month-old Lucia, and Gibson is worried.

For starters, Herzog has repeatedly impersonated a police officer with loaded firearms. 

In 2009 alone, he was arrested twice and each case involved firearms. According to court records, in April, Herzog chased two men who were driving in Hollywood, confronted them and accused them of cutting him off.  Authorities say Herzog impersonated a cop in his Crown Victoria, with a placard on the dash which read "Police Interceptor." Herzog was carrying a loaded semiautomatic firearm.

In May 2009, Herzog followed a woman out of a Ralph's supermarket, turned on lights and a siren he rigged on his car ... and after she stopped, he began asking her personal questions. She freaked out, drove away and found a nearby cop, who arrested Herzog. At the time of his arrest, Herzog had a knife in his boot as well as a loaded semiautomatic handgun which was not registered to him.

Herzog was charged with multiple crimes and pled no contest in October, 2009 to two counts of impersonating an officer -- both felonies. He was sentenced to one year in jail but was given credit for time served -- he was in jail for 255 days after his second arrest in May.  He is on three years probation and prohibited from possessing a firearm.

But recently, two people accused Herzog of making death threats against them for not testifying against Mel Gibson in the ongoing war.

Herzog, who has an explosive temper and uses it frequently with the players in the current case, including Oksana's lawyers, has been convicted of two other crimes.

It's ironic -- since their mediation, Oksana has claimed Mel Gibson is a danger to his children, yet she is allowing a man with a history of firearms abuse and a nuclear temper to essentially live at her home, where he is constantly around the baby.

Sources tell us ... Mel's people have asked Oksana to keep Herzog away from the baby, but she refuses.

No comment from Oksana's camp.

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kali    

lovely

1479 days ago
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fuddyduddy    

Me first!

1479 days ago
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fuddyduddy    

Dang! Kali beat me by seconds!!!

LOL

1479 days ago
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igotfleasfromtmz    

Yes this is a serious concern for cps

1479 days ago
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kali    

heheh sorry Fuddy :)

This psycho seriously needs to lose custody of BOTH children.

1479 days ago
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fuddyduddy    

Time for Mel and CPS to exercise their strong arms.

1479 days ago
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igotfleasfromtmz    

What the heck is Dalton doing about this?

1479 days ago
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Diane    

All the more reason for the judge to award custody to Mel.

LOL@ a felon calling the shots with the lawyers...Horowitz must be scared chitless of this guy.

1479 days ago
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DANA    

Mel as a part of TMZ stuff.

1479 days ago
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BrAnBa    

Russian mob?
With a German name.

In any case, such a shorttempered criminal guy teaming up with a psycopath/narcissist? Please get those children away from there!

1479 days ago
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igotfleasfromtmz    

So the guy is a felon gets arrested more than once, which shows he is a dim wit wanna be cop. Which really makes him dangerous since he used it to pre-assault a woman. It is just a matter of time. I can guarantee you this guy is carrying a gun.

1479 days ago
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Ray    

Child protective service should step in for Lucia and Sasha.

1479 days ago
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fuddyduddy    

heheh sorry Fuddy :)

This psycho seriously needs to lose custody of BOTH children.

Posted at 1:04 AM on Oct 4, 2010 by kali
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Hey, Kali!

I don't mind losing to a fellow Team Mel member! :)

I had the same thought that you posted...BOTH of those children need to be out of there.

Maybe the October 7 hearing will include this matter. This is terrible!

Get those children out of there Mel and Timothy!

1479 days ago
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igotfleasfromtmz    

obviously his time is limited for the latest threats he made.
Just a matter of time. Poor poor children. omg

1479 days ago
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fuddyduddy    

@fuddyduddy I've first here several times and SO F'ING WHAT? Nobody gives a durn just post something so you won't make a fool of yourself if you're not first!

As for this nonsense. Drugs money whores crazy boozehounds and voila A HOT AZZ MESS.

Posted at 1:09 AM on Oct 4, 2010 by Dee Dee Russell
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Got your cranky pants on Dee Dee?

1479 days ago
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