The Herington Police Chief and Assistant Chief have been ordered to appear in court after they allegedly entered a home without a search warrant, thereby trespassing. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says on Wednesday, Sept. 8, the Police Chief and Assistant Police Chief of the Herington Police Department were served summonses after an investigation started in June. According to KBI, on Wednesday, Herington Police Chief 36-year-old John V. Matula was ordered to appear in Dickinson Co. District Court for alleged criminal damage to property and criminal trespass. Herington Assistant Chief 43-year-old Curtis M. Tyra was also ordered to appear for alleged criminal trespass. The KBI said the crimes are misdemeanors and are alleged to have happened on May 18, 2021, after Matula and Tyra attempted to force entry into a home without a search warrant.