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Allan stalker appears in court

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 – A woman accused of stalking Gary Allan appeared in a Tennessee court Wednesday, acknowledging that she threw his furniture in a pool, according to The Tennessean.

Katherine Anne Walker, 47, of Nashville, was accused of throwing potted plants around the outside of the residence, patio furniture into Allan's pool and an outdoor heater from a second-story balcony and breaking a kitchen window.

Walker said she thought Allan was going to meet her at a local bar for drinks on May 3 based on online messages. Walker said she "lost it" upon seeing another woman's vehicle at Allan's residence. "I went there and threw his furniture into the pool," Walker said.

Walker said she also entered the vehicle of the woman. "I took her registration and her size 5 miniskirt," Walker said.

Allan had run-ins with Walker before, saying she had gone to his house on numerous occasions and also confronted him at a Nashville club. "All we want is for Mr. Allan to be left alone," said Bill Ramsey, Allan's attorney.

Walker was charged with burglary, stalking and vandalism over $1,000. An additional warrant for theft under $500, which is related to the other charges, was served to Walker upon showing up in court.

The newspaper said Walker claimed she was being stalked by Allan. "He's really, really hurt me and basically ruined my life," she said.

"I think everybody knows that's ridiculous," Ramsey said. "She was stalking him and destroyed his property for no apparent reason." He said Walker has stalked Allan for four years.

The case was sent to a grand jury. Walker is not allowed to have any contact with Allan or anyone associated with him. The case is slated to go before the grand jury on July 24.

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