LINDSAY — Comparing his relationship with an ex-girlfriend to the movie "Fatal Attraction,” Lindsay Mayor Johnny Branch wants to give his version of events leading up to his January arrest related to kicking in the woman’s door. "She stalked me for six months, and I couldn’t get rid of her,” said Branch, 57, mayor of a Garvin County community of about 2,900 people. "I’ve been stalked and messed with and trash turned over and air let out of tires and just run nuts.” Contacted by telephone, ex-girlfriend Lisa Shawley, 45, denied stalking him. "Oh my God,” she said. "That is ridiculous.” A felony burglary charge against Branch stemming from the door kicking incident is pending in Garvin County District Court. Branch said he regrets the three- to four-month relationship with Shawley. "I’m guilty of taking up with trailer park trash ... and I’m mad at myself for that,” the mayor said. Shawley responded: "Oh my gosh. He said that? Oh my God. That is so stupid.” Branch admits kicking in Shawley’s door, but says he was provoked. The mayor said he returned home from an Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game that night and discovered his new cell phone had been taken, along with candles he had bought to hand out to elderly people in preparation for an ice storm. Branch said he went to Shawley’s house to get them back. "I made a mistake, and the reason I didn’t call the police is she’s got two little kids, and I like them, and I didn’t want to get them in trouble. I just wanted my stuff back,” he said. Branch said when he arrived at Shawley’s house, "she held that brand new cell phone she stole out of my house up in the window and laughed at me and I lost my temper, and kicked the door. I didn’t go in the house, but I kicked that door. That’s a bad mistake, and I’m a big man and I can dad gum sure own up to my mistakes.” Shawley denies taking Branch’s cell phone. Shawley contends Branch’s nephew gave her the candles from Branch’s home to prepare for the ice storm, something Branch disputes. Branch took issue with several things in the police report, including a statement attributed to Shawley that Branch had gotten physical with her many times and then taunted her by saying, "What are you gonna do, call the police? ... I sign their paychecks.” "I’ve never hit a woman in my life, and I’ve never threatened to kill anybody in my life,” Branch said. He said he doesn’t sign employee pay checks. Branch said his ex-girlfriend admitted he had never hit her during a Feb. 9 court hearing, during which he was seeking a protective order against her like one she obtained against him after the door kicking incident. "He never hit me with his fist, but he’s had his hands around my neck before,” Shawley told The Oklahoman. "That’s a complete lie,” Branch said. Branch also denied telling an officer that he should be able to kick in the door because he had put it up. "I didn’t put no door up,” Branch said. "I make one little mistake, and I’m destroyed politically, and it destroyed my person and my reputation,” Branch said. "I’ve worked my rear off for this city for no pay for years.” Branch said one good thing has come out of the incident — a judge has ordered Shawley and Branch to stay away from each other. Branch said he has another year left on his city council term and he has no current plans to resign. He said a new mayor is scheduled to be chosen at the next council meeting.