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Hilton stalker charged w/ new felony counts

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department released this mug shot of James Rainford. He was arrested on July 4, 2011 outside Paris Hilton's Malibu home.

July 15, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man already accused of violating a court order requiring him to stay away from Paris Hilton has now been charged with five new counts including felony stalking.

James Rainford was arrested outside Hilton's Malibu beach house on July 4 after paparazzi told police he was looking inside.

The 36-year-old is accused of violating a court order barring him from being within two hundred yards of Hilton or her home.

In April, Rainford was videotaped attacking Hilton's then boyfriend Cy Waits outside a Van Nuys courthouse.

Rainford pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor battery charge for the April attack and was found to be in violation of his probation from the case involving an earlier run-in with one of Hilton's bodyguards.

Rainford was scheduled to be arraigned Friday on the new charges. He was being held on $150,000 bail. If convicted, he faces up to five years in state prison.

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