(CNN) -- A man has been arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of making several attempts to enter the property of actress Halle Berry, police said Tuesday.
Off-duty officers hired by Berry called police in the Hollywood area late Monday night and said they were holding a burglary suspect at her home.
The man, who was identified by police as 27-year-old Richard Franco, was taken into custody and booked on suspicion of felony stalking. He is in a Hollywood jail.
A resident of the property identified him as the same man who had climbed over a locked security gate into the property several times over the past few days, police said.
On Monday, Los Angeles police spokeswoman Sarah Faden said an unidentified man had twice jumped over a fence and into Berry's yard over the weekend.
Both times he had claimed he was "there to see somebody," but left after a Berry employee ordered him out, Faden said.
It's not unusual for photographers to stake out positions around Berry's Los Angeles home to get shots of the Oscar-winning actress, but investigators didn't know what this intruder was trying to do, she said.
CNN's Rachel Wells and Alan Duke contributed to this report.