Kansas man 61, pleads no contest to 39 counts of stalking

(AP) — A 61-year-old Emporia man has pleaded no contest to charges accusing him stalking several area women.Law 003 court

Thomas Hebb pleaded no contest Friday to 39 counts, including several counts of stalking and promoting obscenity. Hebb could face up to one year in prison on each count.

Hebb was arrested Jan. 22 after a 14-month police investigation involving letters he allegedly sent to about 20 area women. He’s free on $50,000 bond.

A sentencing hearing has been set for Dec. 5. Hebb remains free on $50,000 bond.