Authorities say a man who broke into Rihanna’s Hollywood Hills home and spent 12 hours there has been charged with stalking the singer, who was not at home at the time.
Los Angeles County prosecutors say 26-year-old Eduardo Leon of Fullerton was charged Monday with felony counts of stalking, burglary and vandalism, and a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest.
He appeared in court Monday and pleaded not guilty to all of the charges.
Leon is accused of climbing over a fence and breaking into the house on May 9. Authorities say Rihanna’s assistant found him and called police.
If convicted, Leon faces a possible maximum sentence of six years in state prison. The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.
TMZ reports that Leon told cops he was there to have sex with the singer, adding his plan was not to use force to make it happen.
He was tased and arrested Thursday morning after Rihanna’s assistant found him inside her L.A. area house. The 26-year-old had somehow disabled her alarm system and entered, where he stayed at least an entire day.
Cops say he made himself at home, charging his phone and unpacking his bag.