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Uma Thurman Stalker Jack Jordan Arrested for Second Time After Contacting Her New York Office

Uma Thurman Stalker Jack Jordan Arrested for Second Time After Contacting Her New York Office
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NEW YORK (CBS/AP) A former psychiatric patient who was convicted of stalking Uma Thurman in 2008 has been arrested yet again for attempting to contact the "Pulp Fiction" actress.

Jack Jordan was arrested Nov. 23 in a Washington, D.C. suburb after he allegedly violated the terms of his restraining order by calling the actress's office, according to police and the Brooklyn district attorney's office, which is prosecuting the case.

When officers went to serve the arrest warrant in North Potomac, they were led to a room where Jordan, who has a history of mental problems, was sitting in front of a computer with Thurman's name in a Google search box, Montgomery County, Md. police spokeswoman Lucille Baur said.

He was arrested without incident and is awaiting a Dec. 21 extradition hearing.

Jordan, a former lifeguard and pool cleaner with an English degree from the University of Chicago, was sentenced in 2008 to three years of probation for stalking Thurman from 2005 to 2007 and was told not to contact the Oscar-nominated actress for five years.

According to testimony, Thurman told jurors that Jordan's bizarre behavior completely freaked her out.

On more than one occasion, Jordan attempted to contact the actress. He called her family and employees, tried to get into her trailer on a movie set and even showed up at her Manhattan home late at night.

In addition to trying to meet her in person, Jordan also sent letters and cards featuring dark images - for example a picture of a bride with her head torn off.

The letters also contained unsettling messages, such as "my hands should be on your body at all times."

Jordan took the stand and admitted to having a crush on Thurman which began after seeing her in the 1988 movie "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" and intensified when she appeared in "Kill Bill" in 2003.

"My intention was for a kind of relationship to develop between us," he said at his sentencing. But he said he had come to realize during the trial he had "overstepped" legal bounds.

He was involuntarily committed to a mental hospital in late 2005 after being questioned about his obsession with Thurman.

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