There is several court cases scheduled for Tuesday at 9 a.m.in Carroll County. An Independence man, 36-year-old Christopher Carpenter is charged with domestic assault, armed criminal action and endangering the welfare of a child. 17-year-old Alex Beech of Carrollton is charged with arson, burglary and theft/stealing. His co-defendant 30-year-old William Logston of Carrollton will also appear on those same charges. Rounding out the 9 o’clock docket is the case against 26-year-old Charles Politte. The Carrollton man is charged with forcible rape. All defendants are in court for hearings and will go before Judge David Miller.