Qns. 'stalker' walks
By WILLIAM J. GORTA, NY Post
A Queens court officer who routinely pestered women at bus stops and was caught in his car with an open fly and a wig was acquitted of harassment and stalking charges yesterday in the courthouse where he worked.
Christopher Ofee, 43, had been charged with harassment and stalking for approaching two women, including a model, asking directions and offering them rides.
Queens Supreme Court Justice Joel Blumenfeld acquitted Ofee after a bench trial, saying the prosecution had not proved he had intended to alarm or annoy the women.
Instead, he could have merely been trying to pick up the women, the judge said. But Blumenfeld didn't let the officer off the hook entirely.
"There's something not normal about what your conduct was," he toldOfee, who was stripped of his gun when he was arrested in March.
He also told Ofee's lawyer, Wyatt Gibbons to "get [his client] counseling.
"He needs help," he said.
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