kidnapping

NEW YORK | Uber driver charged with kidnapping New York woman

NEW YORK  — An Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, groped her in the back seat and then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut, federal authorities said Tuesday. Harbir Parmar, 24, of Queens, was charged in U.S. District Court with kidnapping. It … Continue reading NEW YORK | Uber driver charged with kidnapping New York woman

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia says it will end death penalty for all crimes

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Malaysia’s new government said it will abolish the death penalty for all crimes and halt all pending executions, a rare move against capital punishment in Asia that human rights groups hailed Thursday as a major advance. More than 1,200 people are on death row in Malaysia, which mandates hanging as punishment for … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia says it will end death penalty for all crimes

TUCSON, Ariz | Man charged with killing 2 Arizona girls who went missing

TUCSON, Ariz. — A man who is in jail has been charged in the kidnapping and killing of two Arizona girls who went missing in 2012 and 2014, authorities announced Saturday. Christopher Matthew Clements, 36, was indicted on Friday by a grand jury on 21 criminal counts, including murder and kidnapping charges in the deaths … Continue reading TUCSON, Ariz | Man charged with killing 2 Arizona girls who went missing

WASHINGTON News: Convicted Sex Offender, Cardell Torney Found Guilty of Charges in 2010 Armed Rape and Kidnapping

Victim Accosted While Returning Home, Forced into Neighbor’s Yard at Knifepoint and Raped There WASHINGTON – Cardell Torney, Jr., 47, formerly of Washington, D.C., has been found guilty by a jury of sexually attacking a woman, a stranger, in December 2010 in the front yard of a residence in Northwest Washington, U.S. Attorney Jessie K. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Convicted Sex Offender, Cardell Torney Found Guilty of Charges in 2010 Armed Rape and Kidnapping

MONTEZUMA, Iowa | The Latest: Suspect worked at farm tied to Republican farmer

MONTEZUMA, Iowa — The Latest on an arrest and charges in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local): 9:15 p.m. The immigrant from Mexico charged in the kidnapping and murder of an Iowa college student worked at a dairy farm owned by the family of a prominent state Republican leader. Yarrabee … Continue reading MONTEZUMA, Iowa | The Latest: Suspect worked at farm tied to Republican farmer

SAN FRANCISCO | Uber driver charged with assaulting woman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — An Uber driver from San Francisco is accused of picking up a woman while off-duty and sexually assaulting her, police said Thursday. Kevin Barillas-Saballas, 30, was charged Thursday by the Alameda County district attorney’s office with sexual assault, sexual battery, kidnapping, imprisonment and criminal threats. Union City Police Lt. Steve Mendez said … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Uber driver charged with assaulting woman in San Francisco

New Mexico News: Laguna Pueblo Man, Aaron Alonzo Pleads Guilty to Federal Kidnapping Charge

Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native Women ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – Aaron Alonzo, 35, an enrolled member of Laguna Pueblo who resides in Dulce, N.M., pled guilty yesterday in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to a kidnapping charge. Alonzo entered the guilty plea under a plea … Continue reading New Mexico News: Laguna Pueblo Man, Aaron Alonzo Pleads Guilty to Federal Kidnapping Charge

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, SHAMEIKA GOODALL, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Goodall’s Life Sentence in Kidnapping Case of Wake Forest Man

RALEIGH, N.C. – First Assistant United States Attorney G. Norman Acker, III announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the conviction and sentence of SHAMEIKA GOODALL, a/k/a Donna Diva, 32, of Covington, Georgia, who was sentenced by Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III in June 2017 … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, SHAMEIKA GOODALL, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Goodall’s Life Sentence in Kidnapping Case of Wake Forest Man