California police responded to multiple security warnings at Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s U.S. home in the early hours of the morning.
The Santa Barbara County sheriff’s office received nine warnings from Harry and Meghan’s Montecito mansion in as many months, according to Freedom of Information Laws.
The officers were called four times in July last year, with one “priority incident” in August.
And there were two other incidents over Christmas – an intruder on Christmas Eve and property damage on Boxing Day.
The most recent incident was an alarm activation on February 16.
Sussex officials declined to comment, as did a spokeswoman for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. reports Sky News.
During her interview with Oprah Winfrey, Harry expressed his shock that his UK taxpayer funded security detail would be removed if he resigned from his royal duties.
“I was born into that position. I inherited the risk. That was a shock to me,” Harry said.
“The biggest concern when we were in Canada was in a different house. Then I was briefed on the fact that the security was going to be removed. At that point, the world knew our exact location, thanks to the Daily Mail.
“So suddenly I realized, ‘Wait a minute, the borders could be closed, we’re going to have our security removed, who knows how long the lockdown will be, the world knows where we are, it’s not safe, it’s not sure, we probably have to get out of here. “