Man Charged In Breaking Into Actress’ Home

Sandra Bullock.

BEL AIR—Charges were filed today against Joshua James Corbett, 39, of Montrose, for breaking into actress Sandra Bullock’s home on June 8. The incident in question occurred at around 5 a.m., when the suspect climbed a fence to gain access to the actress’ West Los Angeles property.

Authorities responded to a 911 call that was received from inside the victim’s home and Corbett was arrested on the scene.

The actress was at home during the time of the break-in. According to a press release from the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, Deputy District Attorney Wendy Segall of the Target Crimes Division indicated that Corbett is charged with one felony count of first-degree residential burglary, stalking and possession of a machine gun.

Prosecutors have recommended that Corbett’s bail be set at $185,000. He was not in possession of the machine gun during the break-in. He could face up to seven years and four months in state prison if convicted of all charges. The case is still under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.