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Selena Gomez' Alleged Stalker

To Be Released

Criminal Charges DISMISSED

11/16/2011 4:06 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Thomas Brodnicki
-- the man who allegedly told his shrink and an LAPD detective he had many conversations with God about killing Selena Gomez -- has just had his felony stalking charge dismissed, and he's about to go free.

Although LAPD detectives say Brodnicki is a "credible threat" to Gomez, the judge said there wasn't sufficient evidence that Brodnicki intended to convey threats to Selena -- an element of the crime which prosecutors must prove.

The judge just said Brodnicki will be held for 30 minutes, to give prosecutors a chance to present sufficient evidence -- if that doesn't happen, Brodnicki will be a free man.

There is, however, a civil restraining order against him, requiring him to stay clear of Selena.

TMZ has a producer in the courtroom who heard Brodnicki's lawyer say to Brodnicki after the judge's ruling, "Get the f**k out while you can."

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4:12 PM:The prosecutor will not present new evidence so Brodnicki is going free.

41 COMMENTS

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31.

MIDNIGHT TOKER    

he is innocent until he kills her,umm....then throw him in jail

979 days ago
32.

Susie-Q    

This is our wonderful system out there at work! The laws protect the perpertrator. It is not just Calif. it is everywhere. Until someone is a threat to others or to themselves they are seldom put away. There is not enough room in mental facilities to accomodate them so they are let go free. Look at the whacko that shot Gabby the congresswoman. Perfect example he should have not have been let go he had a history of mental issues and most times these people do not take there meds. I hope this girl will be safe. Shame on this judge!

979 days ago
33.

the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

Obviously, it was a fantastic idea to shut down and clear out the loony bins and turn them over to ghost hunting reality shows.

979 days ago
34.

AJ810    

Who cares? If he kills her, I won't miss her. Who the hell is she anyway?

979 days ago
35.

Bebe    

C'mon, that photo is laughable. Probably one of the worst Photoshop cut and paste jobs I've ever seen.

979 days ago
36.

Debbidy73    

I hope and pray this doesn't turn out to be another story like Rebecca Lucile Schaeffer (November 6, 1967 – July 18, 1989) Schaeffer was stalked and then murdered by Robert John Bardo, prompting the passage of anti-stalking laws in California.

979 days ago
37.

Sherrie    

Poor Selena! I would be terrified if someone like him was getting out of jail. Restraining orders mean nothing to those kinds of people.

978 days ago
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