Jan 06, 2020 5:07 PM

'Satanist' soldier in Fort Riley bomb case seeks to change plea

Posted Jan 06, 2020 5:07 PM
Jarrett William Smith from a 2011 interview <a href="https://wpde.com/news/abc15-investigates/soldier-suspected-of-bomb-plot-once-on-classmates-hit-list-in-high-school">courtesy WPDE TV</a>
Jarrett William Smith from a 2011 interview courtesy WPDE TV

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Attorneys for a Fort Riley infantry soldier who prosecutors describe as a Satanist who wanted to overthrow the U.S. government have notified a court that he intends to change his plea.

Jarrett William Smith pleaded not guilty in September to charges of distributing explosives information and making a threatening interstate communication. A court notice posted Monday shows a change of plea hearing is set for Feb. 10 in Topeka.

Smith was a private stationed at Fort Riley with the U.S. Army. He’s accused of providing information about explosives to an FBI undercover agent and threatening to burn down the house of an anti-fascist. 

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Riley County Arrest Report Monday Jan. 6

The following is a summary of arrests, citations by the Riley County Police Department. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

ALEX CHARLES BRZOZOWSKI, 23, Manhattan,Criminal discharge of firearm; Recklessly at 1 21-6308-a1-Ab-1A occupied dwelling; Bond $5000

CITATION REPORT

MARCUS RICHARDSON, 19, MANHATTAN, KS WAS CITED WHILE IN THE 700 BLK N 11TH ST IN MANHATTAN FOR POSSESSION OR CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL BY MINOR (4-3(B)) ON DECEMBER 28, 2019 AT APPROXIMATELY 1:30 AM.

NATHAN REEVES, 34, OGDEN, KS WAS CITED WHILE IN THE 3400 BLK WILDCAT CREEK RD IN MANHATTAN FOR BASIC RULE GOVERNING SPEED OF VEHICLES (08-1557) ON DECEMBER 18, 2019 AT APPROXIMATELY 3:30 PM.

ANGELA CYPHERS, 41, MANHATTAN, KS WAS CITED WHILE AT 2220 NORTHVIEW DR IN MANHATTAN FOR IMPROPER BACKING AND FOR DRIVE CANC/SUSP/REV LICENSE (19-194) ON JANUARY 3, 2,020 AT APPROXIMATELY 7:50 AM.

KENISHA COFIELD, 40, MANHATTAN, KS WAS CITED WHILE IN THE 2300 BLK ANDERSON AVE IN MANHATTAN FOR DRIVE CANC/SUSP/REV LICENSE (19-194) AND FOR SPEEDING (7-33) ON JANUARY 3, 2,020 AT APPROXIMATELY11:59 AM.

JERRY ROBERTS, 73, MANHATTAN, KS WAS CITED WHILE AT TUTTLE CREEK BLVD & GRIFFITH DR IN MANHATTAN FOR FTY RIGHT OF WAY ENTER ROAD (160) ON JANUARY 2, 2,020 AT APPROXIMATELY 7 AM.

JOSHUA RUST, 19, MANHATTAN, KS WAS CITED WHILE IN THE 400 BLK BLUEMONT AVE IN MANHATTAN FOR SPEEDING (7-33) ON JANUARY 2, 2,020 AT APPROXIMATELY11:54 PM.