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Taylor Swift

Fan ARRESTED for Swimming to Singer's Beach Pad

5/15/2013 6:13 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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An obsessed Taylor Swift fan was arrested near the singer's Rhode Island beach home early this morning after allegedly SWIMMING up to her pad ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement tells us ... a 22-year-old male from the Chicago area was taken into custody for trespassing after he admitted to swimming up to the beach in front of Swift's home around 2 AM.

Here's the back story -- around 2:20 AM, cops spotted the man getting out of the ocean, around 1 mile from Swift's home.

Cops approached the guy and asked him what he was doing in the water -- and the man allegedly told police he had just completed a swim, in which he intended to meet Taylor.

Sources say ... the man told cops he swam all the way to Swift's beach, but saw her security team ... and decided to swim back to where he came from (roughly 2 miles round trip in cold water).

The man was hauled to a nearby police station where he was booked for trespassing. He's still in custody.

We spoke to the Westerly Police Dept. which tells us, "There is a zero tolerance policy for trespassers." The cops say they have already met with Taylor's security to discuss the matter.

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46.

dummy    

Didn't know the Atlantic Ocean was part of the property.

341 days ago
47.

werd    

Fill in the blanks..

I would _____ to Taylor Swift's _____.

341 days ago
48.

andy    

This chick jumps on and off of more guys than a flea in a prison camp.
Given that, . . . Why's she so worried about keeping an obviously in shape swimmer away???
GOOD GRIEF!!!!!!

341 days ago
49.

Jay    

get your facts straight TMZ.. He was not arrested after the cops found him in the ocean. He was walking on a private road near the home when he was arrested and there was no indication he had actually been in the water previous to the arrest.

341 days ago
50.

obvious    

They probaly young officers trying to get in her pants

341 days ago
51.

Fox    

The dude was just exercising in the ocean when he accidentally landed next to her big mansion.

341 days ago
52.

TROY NEWMAN    

ONE HAS NO RIGHT PUTTING OR MOCKING TAYLOR FOR SOMEONE ELSES STUPIDITY. LEAVE HER ALONE. I'M WILLING TO BET SHE NEVER DID ANYTHING TO YOU. LOVE U TAY,TAY.

341 days ago
53.

Truth    

I hope she payed the gov for not letting people be in the water. this is stupid. It's one thing if he was sneaking around the house, but this is just stupid.

341 days ago
54.

Harvey's Gerbil    

My question is, after seeing that pic, at 2am how the hell would anyone even know he was there?!? Stupid bastard is lucky he didn't drown to death. I can't blame him, though, Taylor's a GODDESS. Wouldn't mind frosting her face myself.

341 days ago
55.

Just courious    

So just because she's rich she now owns the beach and the ocean??? REALLY!!!!

341 days ago
56.

Phoenix    

She's fugly.

341 days ago
57.

mackerelcover    

Unless, he stepped onto her property, he was not trespassing, the Ocean belongs to the public. What an entitled little bitch.

341 days ago
58.

YouPeopleBelieveAnythingYouHear    

I live in Westerly, RI, where the beach house is. You people will literally believe anything you hear. He did NOT swim up to her house, he walked down a private road towards her house. Two miles in the ocean this time of year without a wet suit? Are you out of your minds?! It's called common sense. Use it.

341 days ago
59.

lh    

Taylor's people should post TMZ Harvey (whatshisname) address and photo of his residence. Turnabout is fairplay.

340 days ago
60.

Sherry    

She is so ugly and no talent whats so ever...

340 days ago
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