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Taylor Swift’s house intruder pleads guilty to criminal contempt in the first degree after getting caught

The man will spend some time in prison

by Asfa Shakeel

Taylor Swift’s house intruder pleaded guilty to criminal contempt in the first degree after getting caught and will be spending some time in prison.

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Taylor Swift's house intruder pleads guilty

Taylor Swift attends the 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards at the Four Seasons Hotel on May 10, 2016, in Beverly Hills, California. (Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

The New York Police Department said that Roger Alvarado was arrested at 2:45 AM on Thursday after he climbed onto the second-floor balcony and entered Swift’s property by breaking the window with a brick. He was charged with burglary, criminal contempt, criminal mischief and possession of burglar tools.

Taylor Swift's house intruder pleads guilty

Taylor Swift at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

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Alvarado was arraigned before Ilana Marcus on Attempted Burglary in the Second Degree and Criminal Contempt in the First Degree. A Manhattan DA spokesperson said that Alvarado later pleaded guilty to a count of criminal contempt in the first degree and has been promised a two to four years sentence in prison. Bail is at $30,000 cash and a $75,000 bond.

Taylor Swift's house intruder pleads guilty

Taylor Swift on September 16, 2016, in New York City. (Photo by Team GT/GC Images)

This is the second time Alvarado has been arrested for breaking into Swift’s home and was also arrested in April and charged with burglary, stalking, criminal mischief in the third degree and criminal trespass. He was given a plea deal after pleading guilty. He served for six months and went on probation for five years.

Taylor Swift's house intruder pleads guilty

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Swift recently said in an Elle issue, “My fear of violence has continued into my personal life. I carry QuikClot army grade bandage dressing, which is for gunshot or stab wounds. Websites and tabloids have taken it upon themselves to post every home address I’ve ever had online. You get enough stalkers trying to break into your house and you kind of start prepping for bad things.”

Taylor Swift's house intruder pleads guilty

Taylor Swift leaves Lourde’s birthday party at ZZÕs Clam Bar on November 7, 2016, in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)

Swift was not home at the time of the break-in.



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