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Paris Hilton Safe at Home: Another Potential Intruder Taken Down, Say L.A. Cops

In this photo released Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Paris Hilton poses for a police booking photo in Las Vegas. Paris Hilton was arrested late Friday after a police motorcycle officer smelled marijuana smoke wafting from a black Cadillac Escalade driven by her boyfriend on the Las Vegas Strip, then found cocaine in her purse, authorities said.
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Paris Hilton is Safe, Security Team Takes Down Potential Home Invader James Rainford
Paris Hilton (AP Photo/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept.)

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) Paris Hilton's security team was tested once again after a man managed to sneak past the guarded gate of her Los Angeles home and proceed to her front door.

Police spokesman Bruce Borihanh says James Rainford cruised through the gated entrance to Hilton's home on his bike at about noon Tuesday.

He took his ten-speed up to the front door of the heiress' home and proceeded to knock on the door, perhaps thinking he and Hilton were BFFs.

However, security saw thing differently and ordered Rainford off the property, reports TMZ.

When the gate-crasher declined and began to resist, the security detail restrained Rainford until LAPD officers arrived.

Rainford was arrested on suspicion of assault on the guard and was being booked at the LAPD's Van Nuys station. He is being held on $20,000 bail.

In another recent close encounter involving Hilton, in August a man wielding two knives showed up outside the socialite's home. Nathan Lee Parada has pleaded not guilty in that case to a felony, attempted residential burglary. 

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