California man pleads no contest to stalking Rihanna, sentenced to probation

LOS ANGELES -- A 27-year-old Fullerton man has pleaded no contest to stalking singer Rihanna and has been sentenced to probation and GPS monitoring.

Authorities say Eduardo A. Leon broke into the singer's Hollywood Hills home on May 9, 2018.

He hopped a fence and spent about 12 hours inside the home before the singer's assistant discovered him and called police. Rihanna was not home at the time.

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A 26-year-old Fullerton man has been charged with stalking Rihanna, after he allegedly broke in to the singer's Hollywood Hills home and spent about 12 hours inside.

Leon has entered a plea to one felony count each of stalking and vandalism and a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

Leon was sentenced to five years probation and placed on GPS monitoring for 90 days. He also must participate in programs for mental health and drug treatment.

He was ordered to stay away from Rihanna for 10 years and he is prohibited from using social media during the probation period.

If he violates the terms, he could face up to four years and eight months in state prison.
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