Alleged Rooftop Gunman Back In Court Facing New Charges

NEWPORT CITY - A Newport man who held police at bay for several hours last September was back in court Monday to answer a felony charge of unlawful trespass of an occupied residence and misdemeanor charges of unlawful trespass-land, disorderly conduct, and violation of conditions of pretrial release. Derick Niles, 36, pleaded not guilty to the charges.Please see The Newport Daily Express Tuesday for the complete story.