Mobile users: Tap here to listen to Sandra Bullock's panicked 911 call
Joshua James Corbett, 39, is charged in a 26-count felony complaint with one count each of stalking and first-degree burglary; eight counts of possession of a machine gun; three counts of possession of an assault weapon; 10 counts of possession of a destructive device; two counts of machine gun conversion; and one count of manufacturing an assault rifle.
Superior Court Judge Terry Bork ruled at the conclusion of a daylong preliminary hearing that there was enough evidence for Corbett to proceed to trial and set an April 23 arraignment date.
A Los Angeles police officer testified that when Corbett was arrested at Bullock's home, he was carrying photos of the actress and a notebook containing a letter to her.
"He said, 'I'm sorry. I love you Sandy,''' Officer Jose Bermudez testified.
Detectives described an arsenal of weapons they said were discovered in the defendant's residence after Los Angeles police searched the converted garage he was apparently living in. However, he is not charged with having a weapon with him at the time of the June 8 pre-dawn break-in at Bullock's West Los Angeles home.
The husky, bearded defendant, who is accused of climbing a fence to get onto the Oscar winner's property about 5 a.m., faces more than 20 years in state prison if convicted as charged.
The 911 call placed by a panicked Bullock from a bedroom closet as a stranger prowled her house was played in court.
"I'm locked in my closet,'' Bullock told the police operator. "I have a safe door in my bedroom, and I've locked it, and I'm locked in the closet right now.''
Bullock described the intruder as wearing a "dark sweatshirt and dark pants, going up the stairs to my attic'' before telling the dispatcher she hears someone "banging on the door'' to her bedroom.
The police operator told the shaken actress that officers are responding "with lights and sirens.''
Minutes later, Bullock was told the stranger was in custody, but was advised not to come out of the closet in case there's a "crossfire situation.''
Once Bullock verified that police were outside her bedroom door, she was told to open the door.
Sandra Bullock stalker screamed Sandy don't prosecute, when he was arrested at her house, says police officer in court @myfoxla— christina gonzalez (@cgfox11) April 9, 2015
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