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Sandra Bullock's alleged stalker heading to trial

A man accused of stalking Sandra Bullock and breaking into her Los Angeles home last summer (14) has been ordered to stand trial.

Joshua Corbett was arrested in June (14) and charged with felony counts of residential burglary, stalking and possession of a machine gun after he was found trespassing on the Oscar winner's property.


The Blind Side star, who was home alone, called police in a panic after spotting the stranger in her house and her chilling emergency call was played in court on Thursday, when the actress was heard telling the dispatcher, "I'm in my closet. I have a safe door. I'm locked in the closet right now."


Bullock did not testify during the hearing, but Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Terry A. Bork did hear from arresting officers, who revealed Corbett was found clutching a notebook filled with magazine clippings of the beauty and a lengthy letter to his idol.


His lawyer, Paul Takakjian, tried unsuccessfully to have the stalking and burglary counts dismissed, claiming Corbett believed he was married to Bullock and was only trying to deliver a love letter to her.


He told the court, "The love letter that Mr. Corbett carried with him professed nothing but love and admiration. There is nothing in there about harming her. The people are trying to make more of the case than there is."


However, Deputy District Attorney Wendy Segall claimed the suspect had been spotted outside the star's home three nights in a row before he entered the property, stating, "It's clear that he was stalking her repeatedly and maliciously. There is not a more clear-cut case of stalking than this one."


The judge agreed and allowed the case to move forward to trial.


Corbett, 39, was not armed when he was arrested, but a subsequent search of his home uncovered an arsenal of unregistered weapons.


He has pleaded not guilty to all charges.