2017 Richmond rape case proceeds in circuit court


By Joy Tipping/Richmond News Managing Editor

The case against an Oak Grove man for the rape of a woman in Richmond in September 2017 has been bound over to the 8th District Court for prosecution.

The case against a second man, from Richmond, remains in Lori Jeannette Baskins’ court, and a preliminary hearing was scheduled for earlier this month. The results of that hearing have not yet been posted to the court docket.

Shance Alan Harth Spor, 23, of Oak Grove, and Dylan Matthew Hendricks, 20, of Richmond are each charged with second-degree rape, a D felony with a maximum sentence of seven years if convicted. A Probable Cause Affidavit filed by the Ray County Sheriff’s Office alleges that Spor raped a woman that he and Hendricks picked up at around 2 a.m. on Sept. 23 at Cenex, 415 E. Main Street, Richmond. The affidavit alleges that Hendricks watched as Spor raped the woman.


Spor has pleaded not guilty and was released on Nov. 21 on a $50,000 corporate surety bond. He is scheduled for arraignment before Judge Kevin Walden on July 11. Hendricks also has pleaded not guilty, and was released on Oct. 18 on a $50,000 bond, 10 percent allowed.

The complete version of this story appears in the Tuesday, June 12, version of the Richmond News. The story includes other 8th District Court news on cases against Stacey Rae Palmer of Richmond, Shane Michael Rickart of Plattsburg, Brandon D. Culp of St. Joseph, and Ricardo D. Carrasco and Migel I. Carrasco, who live at the same address in rural Excelsior Springs.

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