Hearing vacated for alleged jail rioter | PostIndependent.com

Hearing vacated for alleged jail rioter

William Baine Langley, who is accused of rioting in the Garfield County Jail last November, won’t appear in District Court again until October. Langley on July 6 pleaded not guilty to rioting. A motions hearing for Langley was scheduled for Friday, but was vacated because his advisory counsel asked that all of Langley’s numerous motions filed from jail be handled at once, said Assistant District Attorney Amy Fitch. Langley is acting as his own lawyer, but has retained Peter Rachesky as his advisory counsel. Langley’s next court appearance is scheduled for Oct. 6. Langley also claims in a separate U.S. District Court civil suit, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, that Garfield County Jail staff have abused him and three other inmates, a charge Sheriff Lou Vallario denies. That case is pending, and no court date has been set. Contact Bobby Magill: 945-8515, ext. 520bmagill@postindependent.com

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