Armed Shawn Johnson Fan Arrested
UPDATE: You can check out portions of the restraining order filed by Shawn Johnson’s mother here. Make sure to use our Zoom feature to read the fine print.
Olympic athlete-turned-Dancing With the Stars contestant Shawn Johnson has just encountered the scary side of fame.
TMZ reports that Los Angeles police arrested 34-year-old Robert O’Ryan on Tuesday after he allegedly tried to sneak onto the set of Dancing With the Stars. O’Ryan reportedly had two loaded guns on him, and claimed that he was “meant to be” with Johnson.
Johnson’s mother, Teri Johnson, filed for a restraining order against O’Ryan today, seeking protection for herself, her daughter, and Johnson’s dance partner, Mark Ballas. The petition for the restraining order says that O’Ryan claimed that “[H]e packed all his belongings and permanently left Florida to drive across the country because he believes [Johnson] is speaking to him personally through the television and via ESP and he will be with her no matter what.”
Court documents add that O’Ryan “had two loaded guns and other incriminating items and made numerous statements which led LAPD to believe that he is dangerous.”
O’Ryan, who’s currently in custody, is being held on $35,000 bail.