Man accused of secretly taping ESPN reporter due in court

LOS ANGELES, CA Michael Barrett is set to be arraigned Monday on one count of interstate stalking.

The 48-year-old Barrett is free after posting a higher-than-expected bond Friday of $100,000. Judge U.S. Magistrate Judge Carolyn Turchin set the amount after Andrews' attorney called Barrett's alleged behavior calculated, cunning and secretive and said he posed a threat to the public.

Prosecutors say Barrett found hotels where Andrews was staying three times last year. They say he rented an adjacent room, altered the peephole and shot videos of Andrews.

Barrett's attorney has said his client has no criminal record and has deep regret for the circumstances that have prompted the charges.

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