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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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76.

jechrist    

@98 who knows
that is so true. you do judge people by the standards you live by yourself. that is why i've always thought that for what mel did to her, and her releasing the tapes...her punishment on him...the punishment did not fit the crime. he didn't dserve it. oh this is going to b good. i can't wait for his lawyers to take her and her cronies down. i don't think oprah is going to b too nice ahead of it either.

1443 days ago
77.

WhoKnows    

Now Ox is saying nothing.

Posted at 3:36 AM on Oct 4, 2010 by janet
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Amazing. I thought it would have taken an act of Congress to accomplish that.

1443 days ago
78.

Your Aunt Bea    

Sefa, show us your evidence of Gibson going on a rampage towards her mother. If not, show us the evidence of the explosive rants. real evidence, not what you thin k is evidence.

1443 days ago
79.

jechrist    

do you think the body guard helped her take her veneers out?

1443 days ago
80.

Michael    

#106,

Mel went on a RANT, He didn't chase people done and ask them personal questions, assault them for cutting him off and impersonate a police officer!

Never heard of venting?

Also, has anyone realized, this is probably the tape leaker!!

If he truly is calling the shots, I would not be surprised by him being the leak. It seems like he has an agenda and Oksana likes that.

1443 days ago
81.

janet    

Can Gibson do anything about this? Is guy living at the house Gibson pays for?

1443 days ago
82.

jechrist    

@116...right the bodyguard has probably been very helpful all along.

1443 days ago
83.

middleagedcrazy    

Now Ox is saying nothing.
Posted at 3:36 AM on Oct 4, 2010 by janet
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Amazing. I thought it would have taken an act of Congress to accomplish that.
Posted at 3:40 AM on Oct 4, 2010 by WhoKnows
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Can you imagine the piano player respecting an Act of Congress?

Tee hee

1443 days ago
84.

Michael    

This whole case is starting to make more and more sense as to how things have happened. The tapes, her teeth, the threats, the dentist changing his mind all of a sudden<---threatened by numbnuts bodyguard probably!!

I hope something good comes out of this for Mel and Dalton, like they get their kids free and clear.

Oksana is a horrific train wreck!

1443 days ago
85.

jechrist    

the plot thickens!!!!!!!

1443 days ago
86.

WhoKnows    

What a joke. The oinky-lovers have no problem with this guy, but Mel should be hung. What a twisted world you people live in.

1443 days ago
87.

jechrist    

i read he threatened that hooker violet, for a cut of 200 million, but i didn't know wheather to blieve her or not. but doesn't it make perfect sense now.

1443 days ago
88.

Sefa    

"Sefa, show us your evidence of Gibson going on a rampage towards her mother. If not, show us the evidence of the explosive rants. real evidence, not what you thin k is evidence.

Posted at 3:40 AM on Oct 4, 2010 by Your Aunt Bea"

So you're saying those tapes are fake, despite the fact Gibson was willing to shell out big cash to have them destroyed? You really have your head too far up his ass to see clearly.

1443 days ago
89.

WhoKnows    

Let's tape you, Sefa, in a private conversation and see how you feel. Let's make sure there's only one side to the conversation, too.

1443 days ago
90.

KoalaBabe    

Ah, Oksana under the thumb of her thugs bodyguard.
He is probably boinking her crazy.


Plots is absolutely thickens lol.
So what Herzog say goes eh? he must have some kind of hold over Oksana.

Girl you leap from frying to the fire.

1443 days ago
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