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Thursday
Feb162012

Kenny Chesney's Tenn. Home Broken Into By Woman

Rick Diamond/Getty Images(FRANKLIN, Tenn.) -- A detailed plan by a California woman claiming to be the girlfriend of country music superstar Kenny Chesney ended in her arrest inside the singer’s Franklin, Tenn., home, according to police.

Melissa Carol Mansfield of Murrieta, Calif., was arrested around 2 a.m. Wednesday in a bathroom near the swimming pool of Chesney’s home just outside of Nashville, Williamson County authorities said.

Police say Mansfield had been drinking wine and smoking cigarettes by the singer’s pool.

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“[The] corporal was looking around the perimeter and found her in a restroom,” Williamson County Sheriff’s Deputy Hugh Tharpe told Nashville affiliate WKRN. “She had at least one if not two bottles of wine with her.”

Mansfield, police say, traveled to Nashville from Knoxville on a Greyhound bus.  She then upgraded to a limousine to arrive in style at Chesney’s home, about 25 miles away from the Nashville bus station.

Once there she got around the gate and inside Chesney’s mansion, but was caught when the home’s alarm system alerted deputies to an intruder.

Chesney was not home at the time of the incident, both his publicist and Williamson County Sheriff’s officials confirmed.

It is not known where Chesney, just nominated for nine Academy of Country Music awards, was at the time of the intrusion.  He is scheduled to begin his Brothers of the Sun tour with Tim McGraw on June 2 in Florida.

The Knoxville native purchased the more than 11,000 square foot home in 2010 for just over $9 million.

Mansfield was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and criminal trespassing.

She was released from jail after posting a $1,000 bail.  She will next appear in court on Feb. 23.

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Thursday
Jan052012

Report: Intruder Broke into Mike Tyson's Hotel Room While Boxer Slept

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(LAS VEGAS) -- An intruder with an apparent death wish broke into Mike Tyson’s hotel room in Las Vegas this past Saturday while the boxer was sleeping, TMZ reports.

Sources say Tyson was sound asleep in his room at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas when he suddenly awoke to some rustling sounds and spotted a lit flashlight in the room. By the time the former heavyweight champ realized it was an intruder, the suspect had already fled.

Sources tell TMZ hotel security is investigating the incident, but nothing was reported stolen from the room.

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Wednesday
Apr272011

Paris Hilton, Boyfriend Cy Waits Attacked Outside California Courthouse

Marcel Thomas/FilmMagic(VAN NUYS, Calif.) -- Paris Hilton and her boyfriend Cy Waits were accosted Wednesday outside a Van Nuys, Calif., courthouse, where Hilton was set to testify against a man accused of an attempted break-in at her home.

The couple walked to the courthouse surrounded by reporters and cameras when a man appeared to hit Waits on the neck. He was apprehended by security guards.

The alleged attacker was arrested last year, according to TMZ, after walking onto Hilton's property and fighting with her security. The man pled no contest to assault charges and was given three years probation.

"So creepy seeing that guy in court today, it sent shivers down my spine," wrote Hilton on her Twitter account. "Psycho intruder just punched Cy in the back of the head as we were walking into the court house."

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