OLATHE, KS (WHTC) - A preliminary hearing is scheduled this morning for Richard Jessie Smith, a 46-year-old Holland man arrested with a 16-year-old girl at a motel outside of Kansas City 10 days ago. Prosecutors in Johnson County, Kansas claim that he had contacted the teen online and drove from the Tulip City to consummate the relationship. Her parents reported her as a runaway the day before. Smith is held on 25 thousand dollars bond.
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