Police Department

Suspect Charged in Rape at Park

News Release

For immediate release: July 6, 2014

Suspect Charged in Rape at Park

The Independence Police department have arrested and charged Bryan K. Raines for Rape in the 1st degree and Sodomy in the 1st degree, in reference to an incident that occurred yesterday evening, July 5th, at 900 N. Delaware (Brady Park). Mr. Raines is being held on a $500,000 cash only bond.

Police were called to the scene of what initially was thought to be a disturbance in the park between the suspect and victim. The victim was aided by witnesses who observed the assault and intervened. The suspect was apprehended on scene by police and taken into custody.