Obsessed Taylor Swift Fan Arrested For Swimming To Singer's Rhode Island Home


May 15 2013, Published 11:02 a.m. ET

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UPDATE: 2:52 p.m. PST — Police have identified the man as Lucas H. Vorsteveld, 22, of Chicago. According to a report filed by Patrolman Robert K. Gilman, when Vorsteveld was asked what he was doing out on the private road, he answered that he was taking a walk. He's been charged with misdemeanor willful trespass and is scheduled to be arraigned on May 24.

An obsessed fan was arrested on a private road near Taylor Swift's Rhode Island beach home in the early hours of Wednesday morning after allegedly swimming two miles to meet her.

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Westerly police Captain Shawn Lacey confirmed to that a man has been charged with trespass and remains in custody.

Captain Lacey described the incident -- which occurred just after 2 a.m. -- as an "active investigation," but added "nobody was arrested on Taylor Swift's property."

It's not known if the six-time Grammy award winner was at home at the time, however, just a few hours before the incident, she tweeted that she was "about to watch the New Girl season finale" on television.

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As we previously reported, Swift recently purchased a sprawling 11,000-plus square-foot beachfront estate for $17 million.



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