$250,000 bond set for suspect in rape case

Gravette woman tells police man asked to use her phone

Posted: October 7, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Charles Alan Rickman, 30, of Siloam Springs is led Friday into a courtroom at the Benton County Courthouse in Bentonville. Rickman is accused of raping a 69-year-old woman. Judge Brad Karren set Rickman’s bond at $250,000 at a bond hearing Friday morning.

BENTONVILLE — A Gravette woman who was raped and beaten told police her attacker got into her house after knocking on the door and asking to use her phone, court documents show.

Arraignment

Charles Alan Rickman’s arraignment is scheduled for 8 a.m Nov. 13 in Circuit Judge Brad Karren’s courtroom.

Source: Staff report

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