An intruder was arrested at singer Clay Aiken's home in North Carolina earlier this month (Apr13).

Barbara Saylor was detained after allegedly breaking into the gated community where the former American Idol star lives and making her way onto the grounds of his property.

Police were called to the scene and the 57 year old was taken into custody. She was subsequently booked on charges of misdemeanour stalking and misdemeanour first degree trespassing, according to a police report obtained by

The star was home at the time of the incident.

Saylor is scheduled to appear in court on 24 April (13).