Hood claims Manke influenced jury after guilty verdict given
Manke denies allegations, awaits Hood's next court date
Last updated 2/3/2022 at 4pm
REARDAN—A local woman that was found guilty by a jury on four counts of fourth-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault and one count of harassment with the threat to kill Jan. 18 is claiming the jury was influenced by her arresting officer. Brandy Hood, who was orginally arrested Jan. 21, 2020 by Reardan police chief Andy Manke after several incidents involving her two daughters, filed a motion for a re-trial in Superior Court Tuesday, Jan. 28, according to court records.
The jury found Hood guilty of physically and emotionally assaulting her two daughters several times and th...