(AP) – A judge has scheduled a February preliminary hearing for
two men charged with kidnapping and raping a Johnson County deputy.
The Kansas City Star reports that 24-year-old William Luth of Blue Springs,
and 21-year-old Brady Newman-Caddell, of Independence, are charged in Johnson
County District Court with abducting the woman in October from outside a county
detention center in Olathe.
Authorities said the deputy was sexually assaulted before her attackers
released her in Jackson County, Missouri.
A judge Friday scheduled their preliminary hearing for Feb. 16. The judge will
determine after the hearing if there is sufficient evidence to take the case to
Both defendants are being held on $1 million bond.
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