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Man convicted of trespassing at Miley Cyrus' home

In this May 9, 2012 photo shows actress Lindsay Lohan at the A&E Networks 2012 Upfront at Lincoln Center in New York. Lohan will star as Elizabeth Taylor in the upcoming Lifetime TV movie "Liz & Dick." Lohan was arrested in New York early Wednesday on charges that she clipped a pedestrian with her car and did not stop, police said. The 26-year-old actress was arrested at 2:25 a.m. as she left a nightclub at the Dream Hotel on 16th Street in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, police said. They said no alcohol was involved. Lohan was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and causing injury. She was given a ticket and will have to appear in court at a later date. (AP Photo/Starpix, Kristina Bumphrey, file)
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A Los Angeles jury has convicted a man of misdemeanor trespassing at the home of Miley Cyrus.

The panel on Thursday also found Jason Luis Rivera guilty of resisting arrest after he was caught at the actress and singer's home. The 40-year-old's sentencing is scheduled for Friday.

Rivera has been jailed since his arrest Sept. 8, when authorities say he was caught at Cyrus' home carrying a pair of scissors.

Police say Rivera told them he was a friend of the singer-actress and repeatedly threw himself against an outside wall as if trying to break in.

Cyrus wasn't home during the incident.

A phone message left for Rivera's court-appointed attorney was not immediately returned.

As for Lohan, she made headlines earlier this week after getting in a verbal altercation with her mother outside the actress' childhood home on Long Island.

On Thursday night, Lohan appeared at Mr. Pink's Ginseng Drink event in Los Angeles where she told reporters she's behind Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney.

"I just think employment is really important right now," Lohan said, reports E! News. "So, as of now, Mitt Romney. As of now."

The 26-year-old Lohan stars in the upcoming Lifetime movie, Liz & Dick, set to premiere on Nov. 25.