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Shawn Johnson Stalker Sent to Mental Hospital

July 14, 2010 (7:10 am) GMT
Robert O'Ryan has been ordered to stay in Patton State Hospital with a maximum confinement period of five years.

A Los Angeles judge has sent a man convicted of stalking Olympic gymnast to a California mental hospital for five years. Robert O'Ryan was taken into custody in March 2009 after he attempted to break onto the Los Angeles set of TV show "", where Johnson was a competitor.

Authorities later found duct tape, a shotgun, a handgun, a knife and a bulletproof vest in his car, and he was charged with felony stalking, felony commercial burglary and two misdemeanor counts of carrying a loaded firearm. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, but he was convicted on all charges at L.A. Superior Court on June 11.

A hearing of O'Ryan's psychological evaluation was held on Tuesday, July 13. Superior Court Judge Michael E. Pastor ruled the 36 year old will be committed to Patton State Hospital, with a maximum confinement period of five years.

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