Halle Berry, Nahla

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Halle Berry's unwanted houseguest didn't make any grand proclamations today in a Los Angeles court. But Richard Franco, the man arrested for thrice trespassing on the Oscar winner's Beverly Hills abode, did enter a not-guilty plea to a felony stalking charge.

And, at the behest of prosecutors, he was ordered to say far from the Oscar winner and her 3-year-old daughter, Nahla.

"Ms. Berry is in great fear for her and her daughter's safety," said Deputy D.A. Wendy Segall.

So what does the future hold for Mr. Alleged Peeper?

Franco remains behind bars and his bail set at $150,000 by by Judge Upinder S. Kalra—an amount he's unlikely to make anytime soon.

Should he get out, he must abide by a protective order barring him from coming within 500 yards of Berry, her daughter or her home.

Which means no repeat of the weekend incidents, which allegedly saw Franco come a-callin' on two separatel occasions before he was finally nabbed on his third attempt Monday.

During one of  his visits, Segall said, Berry "saw [him] on video, hiding in the bushes and feared for her safety."

It was the actress who positively ID'd Franco for police upon his arrest.

Berry was a no-show for the afternoon hearing.

Franco, dressed in a white T-shirt and sporting shackles, remained silent during the session—his plea was entered by his public defender, Ken Star. Franco is due back for a preliminary hearing on July 27.

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