A Virginia man was arrested on Thursday for drunkenly crashing his car into Taylor Swift’s Manhattan building and attempting to get inside, cops said.
Morgan Mank, 31, of Ashburn, was charged with DWI after a witness said he drove the wrong way on Franklin Street and ran into a residential building on the cobblestone street, near Hudson Street, at 3:15 a.m., according to the police.
Swift owns a townhouse at 153 Franklin Street, near Hudson, and three units in the building next door at 155 Franklin Street.
Mank ripped the intercom off the façade of 155 Franklin while “mumbling” about Swift, TMZ reported.
The suspect left a trail of Taylor Swift content on multiple social media platforms before his arrest.
Mank posted a link to Swift’s 2021 song “Champagne Problems” Wednesday afternoon on Facebook, before updating his status to read “I need a vacation” at 5:37 p.m.
Around 1 a.m. Thursday, Mank had checked into Manhattan on his social media profile, the authenticity of which was verified by The Post.
On Instagram Stories, he published a photo of a 1.75-liter bottle of Stolichnaya vodka inside an unidentified car around 1 a.m. Thursday, and captioned the picture “My new baby.”
Two days earlier, he tweeted at Swift’s account, calling her “insane” and suggesting that she get her “s— together.”
The “Shake It Off” singer knows “All Too Well” about deranged stalkers targeting her Tribeca home. Roger Alvarado was sentenced to four years in prison for breaking into the townhouse in 2019, just one month after he was sprung from jail for the same crime.
Mohammed Jaffar also served jail time after he staked out the building for years and broke onto Swift’s roof.
This isn’t Swift’s first run-in with crazed fans, with other people trying to break into her house and sending threatening letters. JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images
A Texas man also drove some 900 miles to personally deliver threatening letters to the singer’s Nashville label.
Swift, 32, wrote about the incidents in an essay for Elle in 2019.
“You get enough stalkers trying to break into your house and you kind of start prepping for bad things,” she wrote.
“Every day I try to remind myself of the good in the world, the love I’ve witnessed, and the faith I have in humanity. We have to live bravely in order to truly feel alive, and that means not being ruled by our greatest fears.”
It was unclear if Swift was home, and no one was injured.
Mank was hospitalized for “evaluation,” police said.