A 41-year-old Garden City man charged with rape and aggravated indecent liberties with a child younger than 14 made two appearances in Finney County District Court last week.

According to the district court, Jace Stubbs, 1620 Jan St., made his first appearance on the charges on Sept. 4 in front of Chief Judge Robert Frederick. Stubbs made a second appearance in front of Judge Frederick on Friday for a bond reduction hearing, where Frederick granted a motion to reduce Stubbs' bond from $300,000 to $175,000.

Stubbs, who has is scheduled for a second appearance in court at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 9.

Garden City police arrested Stubbs on Sept. 1. He has since been released on bond.