Halle Berry

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The legal hole just got deeper for the man accused of stalking Halle Berry.

The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office has charged Richard Anthony Franco with an additional count of burglary Wednesday resulting from his arrest earlier this month when he tried to break into a guesthouse on the actress' estate.

After previously professing his innocence to one count of felony stalking, Franco pleaded not guilty to the new charge, which by itself carries a six-year prison term.

The 27-year-old was taken into custody July 11 at Berry's Hollywood Hills mansion after he was spotted scaling an outer wall of her residence three days in a row. At one point, he spied on the Oscar winner through a kitchen door, prompting Berry to call police fearing for her safety.

A judge subsequently granted the thesp's request a temporary restraining order barring the unwanted houseguest from coming within 500 yards of her, her home and her family and attempting to contact her.

Franco, who is on probation in a separate misdemeanor battery case for which he pleaded no contest, remains behind bars and bails is set at $150,000.

A preliminary hearing is schedule for Aug. 4.

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