Transcript for Stalker Scare: Sandra Bullock Face to Face With an Intruder During a Home Invasion
We're going to turn next tonight here to the terrifying moments for one of Hollywood's biggest stars. We're learning more about Sandra bullock coming face-to-face with an alleged stalker who broke into her home. We ask here tonight, how tough are the laws and what more can be done? Here's ABC's Cecilia Vega. Reporter: The a-list actress was asleep in her Hollywood home early one morning last month. Sandra bullock told police a loud bang woke her up. And then, she saw a man dressed in dark clothes walking in her hallway, right past her bedroom door. New details in a search warrant show how terrifyingly close bullock came to her alleged stalker. When police arrived, they say they found Joshua James Corbett inside bullock's home and that he screamed, "Sandy, I'm sorry. Please don't press charges." According to the search warrant, Corbett was obsessed with the megastar, writing her -- without you in my life, there's only misery. Police say bullock's son, louie, was not home at the time. Corbett was charged with felony burglary and felony stalking. Stalking is a crime in every state, but less than a third of states consider it a felony on first offense. You cannot lock up the stalker forever. The answer lies in mental health intervention. Reporter: This isn't bullock's first stalker. Four years ago she was granted a restraining order who had allegedly traveled cross-country to see her after being released from a mental hospital. In California, the laws have been beefed up. We used to have three-year restraining orders. It's now been extended to ten years. Reporter: Tonight Corbett is in jail facing 22 felony counts, a frightening scare for America's sweetheart that may have left her feeling like a prisoner in her own home. Police say they found a stockpile of weapons and ammunition when they searched Corbett's home. He told police he didn't expect bullock to be inside the house and did not want to upset her. He pleaded guilty in court. When we come back here tonight, take a look at the used
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