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36-year-old Rob Gerling matched with Alexandra Johnson on the ‘Hinge’ dating app in March of 2023. During their first conversation, he reportedly used derogatory terms toward women, and Johnson told him they were not a match and that was the end of their interactions. On August 19th, Gerling reportedly began to call and send threatening messages to her workplace. On August 26, he sent 19 texts and called eight times. He then showed up at her workplace, sent her photos of her workplace, and even confronted one of her coworkers. A neighbor’s security camera also captured him in his “Seamless Gutters” business vehicle around her home. The victim was placed in fear for her safety, and Gerling was charged with stalking.
Robert Gerling of Brooksboro Ter in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on September 1st, charged with stalking. He is free on a $1,500 cash bond.