Ellen -- Home Intruder Charged with Trespassing

2/14/2011 3:37 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
The 49-year-old woman who was arrested on Ellen DeGeneres' Beverly Hills property last week was charged today with misdemeanor trespassing.

As we previously reported, Karen Sjoden was taken into custody by a private security team early Thursday morning and handed over to the Beverly Hills PD. She never made contact with Ellen.

If convicted, Karen could spend up to six months behind bars and may be fined up to $1,000.