Shawn Johnson's Alleged Stalker Pleads Not Guilty

Hearing set for next month
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 27, 2009 7:00 AM CDT
In this image released by ABC, Shawn Johnson and her partner Mark Ballas perform on the celebrity dance competition series, "Dancing with the Stars," Monday, March 9, 2009, in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/ABC, Kelsey McNeal)
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(Newser) – The man accused of stalking Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson pleaded not guilty to all charges yesterday, E! reports. In addition to his felony stalking charge, Robert O’Ryan, 34, is charged with two misdemeanor counts of carrying a loaded firearm. He is being held on $220,000 bail, and his preliminary hearing is April 27. Johnson was back in Dancing With the Stars rehearsals hours after the arraignment, TMZ adds, bodyguard in tow.