The pop star was set to marry Sam Asghari at her hillside mansion in Thousand Oaks when Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies had been referred to as to the residence in response to a trespassing report, based on police.
The trespassing suspect was recognized as Jason Alexander, based on Sgt. Cyrus Zadeh with the county sheriff’s workplace. Alexander was confronted by safety when he entered the singer’s property, and an altercation ensued between him and two safety officers, Zadeh informed CNN. Each safety guards had been battered within the bodily wrestle.
Alexander was arrested and charged with misdemeanor trespassing, two misdemeanor counts of battery, and a misdemeanor vandalism cost, Zadeh mentioned. Authorities additionally discovered that Alexander was wished on a felony theft warrant in Napa County. CNN is working to find out whether or not Alexander has authorized illustration.
Spears was married to Alexander, a childhood good friend, for about 55 hours in 2004 earlier than the wedding was annulled.
“He was detained, handcuffed and I am please(d) to report, arrested. Fortuitously, Britney is protected,” Mathew S. Rosengart, an legal professional for Spears, informed CNN in a press release. “I am furious by this safety breach and am working carefully with legislation enforcement to make sure he’s aggressively prosecuted to the fullest extent of the legislation.”
Rosengart didn’t reply when requested for remark if Spears and Asghari’s wedding ceremony befell following the incident.
Spears has been engaged to Asghari, a private coach turned actor, since final September. The couple met in 2016 when Asghari co-starred with Spears within the video to her single, “Slumber Celebration.”
The pop star icon has been beforehand married to Alexander and dancer Kevin Federline, with whom she shares two sons.