man accused of trespassing twice at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Californian mansion has admitted he may have been “high” at the time.
Nickolas Brooks, 37, allegedly drove 2,300 miles across America from Ohio to Harry and Meghan’s home in Montecito.
He told The Sun newspaper: “I think I was high at the time.
“I don’t know why I went to their place, that’s kind of where I ended up. I drove across the country – I know it’s crazy.”
Brooks was arrested by Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies on Boxing Day – two days after he was first given a warning on Christmas Eve for trespassing on the property.
The Sun revealed that Brooks, who said he was warned to stay away from Harry and Meghan’s home but does not need to appear in court, was previously jailed in 2005 for taking part in an assault.
Harry and Meghan raised security as one of their major concerns in their bombshell Oprah interview.
The duchess said she wrote letters pleading with Harry’s family not to take away his personal protection officers, warning he was facing death threats.
Harry said he never thought he would have his security detail removed upon deciding to step back from royal duties.
He said: “I was born into this position. I inherited the risk. So that was a shock to me.”
The duke – who inherited nearly £7 million from his mother Diana, Princess of Wales which will have grown with…