11:56 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 03/01/2005 09:00AM
RECEIVED: Halle Berry has won a three-year restraining order against a San Francisco security guard, identified in court papers as Robert Sawyer, whom she says sent a series of threatening letters to her home. In his papers, Sawyer says his contact with the Oscar winner was a result of mistaken identity and possible fraud, and he begged Berry for forgiveness. Neither Berry, 39, nor Sawyer was in court for the hearing, where a judge ordered Sawyer to stay away from Berry's home and place of work and to stop contacting her. Berry claimed Sawyer wrote to say he wanted to spend Valentine's Day with her. "Leave a message where I can reach you. I'm not playing now," he allegedly stated, according to Reuters.
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