Alleged Super-Stalker Gregg Pfeifer Pleads Not Guilty to Stalking, Arson Charges

A Phoenix man who spent a good portion of 2011 stalking his ex-girlfriend was in Maricopa County Superior Court this morning where he pleaded not guilty to one count of arson, one count of stalking, and six counts of aggravated harassment.

Since July, Phoenix police have received at least 33 reports that Gregg Pfeifer, 35, has been stalking a former girlfriend. He's allegedly made multiple harassing phone calls, drives by the victim's house repeatedly, and has sent several threatening emails.

On the morning of December 27, police say Pfeifer set the victim's car on fire...again.

According to court records obtained by New Times, the victim had to install a $2,000 video surveillance system to keep an eye on Pfeifer. On the morning of the 27th, the cameras rolled as Pfeifer set the victim's car on fire...for the second time.

About 5 a.m. on the 27th, Pfeifer was seen putting a bottle of what apparently was gasoline on the hood of the victim's car, which was parked just three feet from her house, and just underneath a bedroom where a 5-year-old was sleeping. He then set it on fire, and the vehicle went up in flames.

A resident of the home rushed out of the house to try and keep the fire from spreading to the house. That's when he spotted Pfeifer, who fled the scene.

Phoenix fire officials investigated the blaze and determined Pfeifer had bought $1 worth of gasoline at a nearby convenience store minutes before the fire.

Police tracked Pfeifer down at his home later that day. When asked where he was at the time of the fire, Pfeifer told cops he was gambling at the Fort McDowell Casino, despite video surveillance footage showing him start the fire and purchase the gasoline.

The victims currently have three orders of protection against Pfeifer -- and he's apparently not too happy about it.

On his Facebook page, Pfeifer posted the following about the victim and her family: "go FUCK YOURSELVES get a hobby leave me the FUCK alone! Stupid fucking bitches got nothing better to do."

See Pfeifer's Facebook page -- complete with an image with the heading "slavery gets shit done" -- here.

Pfeifer's due back in court on February 23.

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James King
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