KNXV / Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES -- (KTLA) -- A suspect has been arrested in the altering of the iconic Hollywood sign on New Year’s Day, when someone changed the sign to read “Hollyweed,” police announced Monday.
Zachary Cole Fernandez, 30, surrendered to detectives at LAPD’s Hollywood Station on Monday, police said in a released statement.
Fernandez was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of trespassing.
The famous Hollywood sign was mysteriously changed on New Year’s morning when it read “Hollyweed” for a few hours. Officials said surveillance footage caught a person altering the sign.