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Gun-Toting Shawn Johnson Fan Arrested

3/25/2009 5:08 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Shawn JohnsonA man claiming he was "meant to be" with Shawn Johnson was arrested early Tuesday morning after trying to sneak on to the set of "Dancing With the Stars" -- and cops say he had two loaded guns and duct tape in his car.

Johnson's mother, Teri, has just filed a petition for a restraining order against the man, 34-year-old Robert O'Ryan. The restraining order seeks protection for 17-year-old Shawn, her mother, her father and her "Dancing" partner Mark Ballas.

According to documents filed by Johnson, "The LAPD searched [O'Ryan's] vehicle and located a loaded .45 handgun, a loaded shotgun, and materials classically used for kidnapping including duct tape, zip ties, and a map to the victim. Also found were love letters, clippings and other information on the victim."

According to the documents, O'Ryan told police "He had packed all his belongings and permanently left Florida to drive out here to be with [Shawn Johnson], he believes that she speaks to him personally through the television set and through ESP and that they will have a child together, he stated he would be with her no matter what."

According to the CBS incident report, the whole thing started Monday afternoon when a CBS employee noticed O'Ryan jumping a fence and entering a hallway in the East Studio. Private security confronted him and asked for ID -- and that's when O'Ryan produced an expired concealed weapons license. When guards asked if he had a weapon on him, O'Ryan admitted to having 2 guns in his car. At that point, the guards alerted the LAPD.

In the documents, Johnson claims she's "in fear for her life, she is extremely upset by this incident and her entire family and those around are all extremely concerned and fearful that [O'Ryan] might try to kidnap her or harm her in an effort to make good on his statements."

click to view picsO'Ryan is currently in police custody. He was booked on suspicion of carrying a loaded firearm in public and is being held on $35,000 bail.

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Carolyn Hanson    

Come on, you people out there who are blaming Shawn for this nut's actions? You need help as much as this nutcase does! Shawn is only living her life.

2000 days ago
32.

Bobby    

I never understand why we put so much effort in trying to get these people back into society? If just 1 person is hurt or killed after they are released, is it worth it? We can't keep taking chances and hoping they will change! So what is you had a bad childhood or a mental illness, you're dangerous and therefor you give up your rights to be in our society!

2000 days ago
33.

John    

Not enough bail.

2000 days ago
34.

sungal    

To "Myself" who said I had to be kidding. Nope. I don't kid on these posts. This fellow will never have his mind made right. He is a danger to society today, has been in the past, and will continue to be in the future. Anyone who takes loaded guns, duct tape, zip ties, and a map around with him before locating his potential victim ~ hears "voices" from his TV and through ESP ~ needs to be locked away for good. As for your comment about Smurfs, you must be about the age of the other local school truants.

2000 days ago
35.

ladybugjojo    

PLEASE GIRLS, WEAR LESS REVEALING OUTFITS! iT BRINGS OUT THE WORST IN THESE CREEPS. BE CAREFUL AND DON'T GO ANYWHERE ALONE, DO NOT ANSWER THE DOOR UNLESS YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHO IT IS.. I HOPE THEY GIVE HIM THE HELP THAT HE OBVIOUSLY NEEDS VERY BADLY.

2000 days ago
36.

bella    

This is ridiculous. As a stalking victim myself, I know what fear this type of person can cause. There is enough reason and evidence to have this man commited to a psych ward. He is clearly not fit for society. Its time people take a more preventive approach.....Charging him with a weapons violation isn't enough. They can easily add on some more charges. My stalker is doing 5 years in a maximum security prison right now for almost the very same thing.
I work in the entertainment industry (media) .

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