Keanu Reeves Granted Short-term Restraining Order Towards Alleged Stalker

Keanu Reeves has been granted a short lived restraining order towards an alleged stalker.

The petition was filed with the Los Angeles Superior Courtroom on Tuesday by Reeves’ lawyer Mathew Rosengart towards a 38-year-old man. The defendant has allegedly stalked, harassed and trespassed on the actor’s property, making repeated uninvited appearances to Reeves’ dwelling, in line with paperwork obtained by The Hollywood Reporter.

The order describes the person as a transient stranger with no everlasting residence, however who has “engaged in an ongoing course of alarming and harassing/threatening conduct” since November 2022. The petition, which was filed on behalf of Reeves and likewise protects his associate, notes that the actor has suffered substantial misery because the stalking and harassment started.

An investigation into the person discovered that they’d made at the very least six “undesirable appearances” at Reeves’ Los Angeles County dwelling between November of final yr and this January. Whereas there have been no earlier courtroom instances involving Reeves and his alleged stalker, the person has a earlier legal historical past spanning 20 years.

That features convictions associated to assault, drug possession and larceny, in addition to resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in Rhode Island. Extra expenses in an ongoing 2022 case unrelated to Reeves embrace breaking and getting into with felonious intent and possessing housebreaking instruments.

In early November, the person made back-to-back appearances at Reeves’ dwelling. Throughout his preliminary look, he tried to realize entry into the house earlier than being discovered asleep within the actor’s yard. The subsequent day, round 12 hours later, he returned, leaving a “suspicious and alarming backpack on Mr. Reeves’ property” containing a number of objects together with a “weird” be aware and a DNA testing equipment, which the person allegedly meant to make use of to show he and the actor are associated. In January, this individual returned to Reeves’ property a number of instances, and at one level scaled a fence to entry his dwelling.

Previous to the trespassing, the petition additionally offered documentation of a number of Fb posts written by the alleged stalker relationship again to August 2022. Whereas all of the posts are described within the petition as incoherent, one specifically sees the person calling themselves Jasper Keith Reeves. One other claims they’d signal their rights over to the actor and solely he would “be in cost” of them.

There’s an ongoing legal investigation into the person by the LAPD, which advisable Reeves search the civil harassment restraining order.