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UPDATE: Cruz pleaded not guilty to felony stalking after being charged April 7 following his second arrest in a week on Gomez's property. He is also facing a misdemeanor count of violating a criminal protective order. If convicted on both counts, Cruz could face a maximum sentence of four years in state prison. Bail has been set at $150,000 and his next court date is April 17.


Selena Gomez might want to think about beefing up her perimeter.

The homeless man convicted Wednesday of trespassing on her property was arrested "near the vicinity" of her Calabasas-area home, the L.A. County Sheriff's Department confirmed Friday.

According to information released by the LASD's Malibu/Lost Hills Station, deputies responded to a call to report a "suspicious person" and upon arrival detained 20-year-old Che Cruz, who was previously arrested on Gomez's property last Sunday.

Per the L.A. County District Attorney's Office, a 45-day stay in county jail had been a part of the sentence handed down earlier this week after Cruz pleaded no contest to unauthorized entry of a dwelling house, but he was released after having served seven days ahead of his court date. 

Cruz was also, however, given three years' probation and ordered to stay away from Gomez and her residence.

When deputies arrived at the scene today, they discovered that he was in violation of a protective order issued Wednesday that required him to stay 150 yards away from that particular property.

He was arrested for violating a court order and is being held in lieu of $20,000 bail.

Authorities didn't say whether Gomez was home when this latest episode with Cruz went down, but she was there March 30 when he knocked on her door and, after being told to leave, holed up in her guest house until deputies arrived.

—Reporting by Holly Passalaqua

(Originally published April 4, 2014, at 6:01 p.m. PT)

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