The Toronto police department did their best to ensure that singer Shania Twain's induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards went off without a hitch - by apprehending her accused stalker.
Just moments before Twain was to take the stage, police took 50 year-old audience member Dr. Giovanni Palumbo into custody. Dr. Palumbo had been ordered to stay at least 500 yards from the singer after being accused of stalking her.
A police detective told the Toronto Sun that one of Twain's people spotting Dr. Palumbo in the crowd and alerted authorities. Palumbo was arrested without incident.
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"He said he just wanted to meet her," said Det. Michael Jander.
According to the Sun the doctor's medical license had been suspended but then was re-instated after he spent time at the Royal Ottawa Hospital as a mental health patient. On March 7, he appeared in court in response to criminal harassment charges involving Twain - but the singer was unable to appear in court and the charges against him were dropped.