New attorney appointed in kidnapping case

A Manhattan man accused of several major crimes, including kidnapping, appeared in Riley County District Court Monday morning after successfully firing his previous defense attorney.

Jerred Snyder, is facing charges stemming from an alleged incident in which he reportedly threatened a man at gunpoint and took his vehicle.  On Monday Judge John Bosch appointed Jillian Waesche-Seaton as Snyder’s new court appointed attorney.

Judge Bosch stipulated that the upcoming trial dates set for August 27, 2014 and September 3, 2014 remain unchanged until he hears from the newly appointed attorney.

Snyder is still scheduled for a pretrial hearing on August 11, 2014.