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    Stalking Charges Filed Against Ryan Seacrest's E! Invader

    Ryan Seacrest, Chidi Uzomah Steve Granitz/Getty Images; E! Networks

    Don't mess with the Seacrest.

    That's the Los Angeles District Attorney's message to Chidi Uzomah Jr., who  is now facing a felony stalking charge for last week's drop-in at E! HQ for an unwanted meet-and-greet with Ryan Seacrest.

    The 25-year-old Uzomah is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on the stalking count, as well as on two misdemeanors for disobeying a court order to stay away from Seacrest, according to Deputy District Attorney Wendy Segall with the Stalking and Threat Assessment Team.

    Uzomah pleaded guilty in September to attacking Seacrest's bodyguard at a charity event in Orange, Calif., and was ordered to keep his distance from the American Idol host for the duraction of his three-year probation.

    The hits could keep on coming. Orange County prosecutors are trying to determine if he's in violation of his sentence from the earlier incident by turning up at a radio station looking for Seacrest on Oct. 2 and then, on Friday, walking into the E! building armed with a knife.

    Uzomah was immediately detained by security and handed over to the LAPD, where he remains in custody. Seacrest was never in harm's way.

    If convicted of the three new counts, Uzomah could face up to four years in state prison.

    (Originally published Nov. 2, 2009, at 2:05 p.m. PT)

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