NEWTON, NJ – A Sussex County man has entered a guilty plea to stalking, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.
Michael Kirsch, 40, of Stockholm pled guilty to fourth-degree stalking on March 8 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton, Taggart said.
In pleading guilty, Kirsch admitted to engaging in a course of conduct with the intent of annoying or placing the victim in a reasonable fear for her safety, Taggart said.
Kirsch is scheduled to be sentenced on May 4.
The case was investigated by Ptl. Abello of the Hardyston Police Department. Kirsch was represented by Anthony F. Gualano, Esq., and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor Vanessa Henderson.