Police have been called to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s California mansion nine times over the past nine months. According to information obtained under the Freedom of Information laws, officers were called four times to the celebrity-populated neighborhood in July 2020 alone, three times for “alarm activations” and once by phone request.
Cops responded to a number of calls listed as phone requests, alarm activations and property crimes since they moved to Montecito, California, with one-year-old Archie in July last year. In August, they were called for a “miscellaneous priority incident,” and responded to more alarm activations in November 2020 and February 2021. The data was released after the couple shared their security fears in their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey last month. In the interview, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said that security was one of their biggest concerns after stepping down as senior royals. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office were called four times in July last year after Harry and Meghan moved to Montecito from Los Angeles. They had had been temporarily living in LA since leaving Canada at the start of the pandemic. One call is listed as a phone request while the others are labelled “alarm activations” and all occurred in the early hours of the morning.