Man involved in SWAT situation denied bond in separate case
CASS COUNTY, Mich. -- The man accused of barricading himself in a South Bend home Monday was arraigned on criminal sexual conduct charges Tuesday afternoon in Cass County, Michigan.
Roddy barricaded himself inside the home with a 13-year-old, but finally surrendered just before 1:30 p.m.
Local authorities chose not to file charges against Roddy and he was taken to Cass County.
Roddy appeared in court in Cass County via video conference around 4 p.m.
Because of his past criminal history and the situation with police on Monday, the judge ordered Roddy held without bond.
Roddy has a lengthy criminal record involving violent crimes and drugs.
"In a bond hearing, the court can consider many different things, including someone's past record, and certainly what happened yesterday was something that the court was given information to consider," Said Victor Fitz, Cass County prosecutor.
Roddy's status conference is scheduled for April 4. His preliminary examination is scheduled for April 11.