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Charges Filed in Break-in at Sandra Bullock's Home

June 10, 2014

By The Associated Press

Prosecutors have charged a man with burglary and stalking with the break-in of Sandra Bullock's home.
Prosecutors have charged a man with burglary and stalking with the break-in of Sandra Bullock's home.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Prosecutors have field felony burglary and stalking charges against a man accused of breaking in to Sandra Bullock's house while the Oscar-winning actress was at home.

The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office charged Joshua James Corbett on Tuesday, two days after he was arrested. Police say he jumped the fence at Bullock's Los Angeles home around 1 a.m. and broke into her house.

The 39-year-old was also charged with felony possession of a machine-gun, although prosecutors say he did not have the gun while on Bullock's property.

Corbett is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday. He remains in custody in lieu of $50,000 bail, but prosecutors are asking to increase that amount to $185,000.

If convicted, he faces up to seven years and four months in prison.

Original headline: Prosecutors charge man with felony burglary for break-in at Sandra Bullock's home


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