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Alleged Intruder on Ellen DeGeneres' Home Pleads Not Guilty

February 15, 2011 (9:15 am) GMT
The 49-year-old woman who was found hiding behind cushions on the house's deck has pleaded not guilty after she was charged with misdemeanor trespassing.

A woman accused of trespassing on and 's Los Angeles property has pleaded not guilty. Security guards at the couple's Beverly Hills compound found Karen Sjoden in the grounds of the stars' home, although she never entered the residence and did not get close to either the comedienne or the actress.

The 49 year old was charged with misdemeanor trespassing and went before a Los Angeles court on Monday, February 14 to plead not guilty. According to prosecutors, she was allegedly hiding behind cushions on the house's deck just hours after she was asked to leave.

The judge told the suspect, "You end up in someone's backyard at 3 in the morning... then you are asked to leave... and you come back later with no legit purpose whatsoever and secrete yourself... you are probably up to no good. It only takes one time to be a threat."

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