The day after Taylor Swift expressed fears over her security after a number of dwelling invasions, a person seemingly obsessive about the singer broke into her New York City condominium for the second time in lower than a yr.
Florida native Roger Alvarado, 23, was arrested early Thursday morning after he reportedly climbed a ladder to the second-floor window of Swift’s townhouse within the Manhattan neighborhood of Tribeca, a New York City Police Department spokesperson informed HuffPost.
Alvarado then allegedly used a concrete brick to interrupt in by means of a glass window, which tripped an alarm and alerted the police. He then entered the premises and tried to take away objects from Swift’s condominium, in keeping with ABC News.
Officers arrested Alvarado on the scene round 2:30 a.m. He faces expenses of stalking, housebreaking, unlawful entry, felony mischief, felony contempt and possession of housebreaking instruments, the NYPD spokesperson confirmed.
Swift, who’s lately been noticed in Los Angeles with boyfriend Joe Alwyn, was not at dwelling on the time of the break-in, because the condominium is reportedly being renovated.
Representatives for the singer didn’t instantly reply to HuffPost’s request for remark.
In December 2018, Alvarado pleaded guilty to tried housebreaking and felony contempt after breaking into Swift’s New York City dwelling in April, having a shower and falling asleep.
The dwelling invader served six months in jail and was ordered to finish a psychological well being program.
Alvarado had been beforehand arrested for attempting to interrupt into the identical property “with a shovel” in February 2018, in keeping with The Associated Press.
In a candid essay for Elle printed on Wednesday, Swift defined how the “fear of violence has continued into my personal life” as a result of she is a frequent goal of stalkers.
“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,” she wrote. “You get enough stalkers trying to break into your house and you kind of start prepping for bad things.”
Swift reportedly used facial recognition technology for attendees at a latest live performance to cross-reference them towards a database that included lots of of people that had stalked her.