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Gun-Toting Shawn Johnson Fan

Arrested

3/26/2009 7:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

A 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.

click to view picsIn 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."

O'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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31.

anthony    

thank god security at CBS was going their job!!!

2034 days ago
32.

Rita    

#18 Drea.......how about it? This poor young girl has a psycho show up with guns and duct tape, and people come here calling her names? I guess the ability to be anonymous brings out the worst in people. It truly makes me sick. So, so pathetic. But....thankfully, people like you give me hope that the whole world isn't going crazy.

2034 days ago
33.

Rita    

'notsurprised', so using your twisted logic, any girl who wears a bikini is 'asking for it'? What is wrong with you?

2034 days ago
34.

MGR82    

The bail amount is a joke. Any bail amount is a just a complete joke. Had this guy been after the judge then maybe we wouldn't see such a low bail for an obvious disturbed individual. None of us know this girl personally but who deserves to have such a scary guy after them? Besides OctoMom.

2034 days ago
35.

AmyBeth    

Some of you losers on here need to grow up. I'm sure you are all perfect specimens of the human form (right). She's just a kid...and a seemingly good one at that. The idea that this sick f'k wanted to harm her makes me absolutely enraged, but yet you can still use it to poke fun or make droll and seriously lame comments about her looks or weight . Put your misery and self-hate somewhere else. Don't throw it an innocent teen.

2034 days ago
36.

Gypsy    

Why doesn't it shock me that he's from Florida. We have all the sickos here in Florida. Is Charlie Christ putting something into the water to produce all these child molesting/kidnapping sickos or what?

2034 days ago
37.

will    

TMZ WHY DO U ALLOW PEOPLE TO PUT HATEFULL COMMENTS UP REGRADING SOME ONES LIFE THEY R SICK AND WAIT TILL SOME ONE COMES AFTER YOU THEN IT WANT BE FUNNY........

2034 days ago
38.

me    

i think shes a nice girl and good role model. i wonder what type of celebrity attracts these crazy delusional psychos? scary!

2034 days ago
39.

Give it a rest    

Holy sh!t. There are some serious sick f u c k s on here. Let's see how some of you manage to break a smile if you had a gun pointed in your face and were made to beg for your life. Seeing as some of you sound so pathetic, you'd probably pull the trigger yourself and end all misery.

We all know how these things could end up. If history has taught us anything you'd know somebody who is obviously psychotic, determined, and delusional does follow through with their threats.

I hope the powers that be handle this situation with proper precautionand don't let this wacko loose.

2034 days ago
40.

whatthefrig    

I hope this all turns out ok.
On another note: why do they make these gymnasts look so butchy? I pray her coaches aren't giving her steriods. She is pretty chunky.

2034 days ago
41.

Kasar99    

More of this "meant to be" crap.. people need to stop watching those horrid romance comedies and reading fictional trash about soulmates and destiny. Some obviously can't figure out that it's all fiction.

You find someone you don't recoil from at first glance that your personality blends with, or who's character has strengths where you have weaknesses. That's it. After that it's adjusting, compromising, and making it work until one of you quits or dies.

"Meant to be" is always just delusion.
Then again, if you have a lot of money, nothing else matters to most women.

2034 days ago
42.

Rebecca    

Shawn's mom is top notch ace for immediatly slapping a restraining order against this crazed psycopath! These kind of psychos need to be taken off the streets!

2034 days ago
43.

Canuck    

I agree with AmyBeth. All of these negative comments being posted about the teen won't help solve anything. The reason for this story is to bring to light the fact that yet another fan has taken things too far. What matters most right now is that Shawn is and will remain safe. This story has nothing to do with her weight, her dancing, her personality - none of it. She's a 17 year old who's obviously enjoying life, leave the kid alone.

I commend Mrs Johnson for her swift actions in taking precautionary measures to ensure that his chances of getting close to her are minimized and hopefully abolished altogether. Thanks TMZ for keeping us posted. I'm hoping this is the last Shawn will hear of him.

2034 days ago
44.

The Dude    

maybe he thought she was tanya harding or something..

2034 days ago
45.

Wow....    

If you were going to stalk someone why would you stalk this oompa loompa looking bitch?

2034 days ago
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