Kidnapping

Edgar Manuel Maldonado
Hartford Police Department
January 02, 2019 - 1:18 pm
The NYPD has arrested a Connecticut man in Manhattan after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend more than 30 times and kidnapped her 6-year-old son in Massachusetts.
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FILE - This 2016 photo provided by the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office shows Wanda Barzee. Barzee, who helped kidnap Utah's Elizabeth Smart, is living a couple of blocks away from an elementary school in Salt Lake City following her release from prison in September. Utah's online sex-offender registry lists 73-year-old Barzee as living in a house near a school for kids ages pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Federal probation officers didn't return a phone message, but Barzee's supervised release guidelines don't seem to prohibit the arrangement. (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
December 31, 2018 - 6:48 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart is living several blocks from a Salt Lake City elementary school following her release from prison in September, according to Utah's sex-offender registry. Wanda Barzee, 73, is listed in the registry as living in an apartment near the...
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December 25, 2018 - 5:22 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A regional governor in Cameroon says armed English-speaking separatists attacked a French-speaking town, killing one person, kidnapping 15 others and burning 86 homes in the country's restive North West region. Governor Augustine Awah Fonka said the attack on Monday was the...
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FILE - In a Monday, July 11, 2005 file photo, Kelly Frank sits in court during a hearing, in Conrad, Mont. Frank, once accused of plotting to kidnap retired talk show host David Letterman’s son and nanny, was released in mid-November 2018 from a Montana prison for a second time after serving additional years for violating parole and is under the supervision of parole officials. (Robin Loznak/Great Falls Tribune via AP, File)
December 22, 2018 - 2:25 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A man once accused of plotting to kidnap retired talk show host David Letterman's son and nanny has been released from a Montana prison for a second time after serving additional years for violating parole. The Great Falls Tribune reported Saturday that Kelly Allen Frank...
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Relyn Estrada
NYPD
December 18, 2018 - 10:45 am
The NYPD apprehended an alleged kidnapper following a dramatic altercation in Queens over the weekend, and now the Special Victims Unit is asking for the public to contact them if they know of any more possible victims.
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Alex Salas inset
1010 WINS/Google Street View
December 15, 2018 - 2:54 pm
A Good Samaritan ran outside with a baseball bat in his underwear to confront a registered sex offender, also armed with a bat, who was trying to kidnap an 11-year-old girl in Queens on Saturday morning, the Good Samaritan and police tell 1010 WINS.
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December 12, 2018 - 3:39 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Brazilian couple to minimal prison sentences for helping their daughter kidnap their grandson, who has been living in Brazil for the last five years after being taken from Texas. Carlos Guimaraes was sentenced to three months in prison while his wife...
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This undated photo provided by Robeson County Sheriff's Office shows Michael Ray McLellan. A statement issued by the FBI says McLellan has been charged in connection with the kidnapping and murder of 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar. The 34-year-old McLellan faces first degree murder and other charges. He is being held without bond in the Robeson County Detention Center. He will appear in court at the Robeson County Courthouse on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (Robeson County Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 08, 2018 - 11:51 am
LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested and charged a man with killing a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped last month from a North Carolina mobile home park. The FBI said early Saturday that Michael Ray McLellan has been charged in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Hania Noelia...
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December 06, 2018 - 5:11 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- An ex-convict accused of kidnapping a 14-year-old Rochester girl earlier this week and taking her to New York City has been arrested on sexual abuse and other charges. Robert Gonzalez was charged Thursday in Rochester City Court with criminal sex act, use of a child in a sex...
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November 24, 2018 - 11:57 am
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The official death toll has risen in an attack on a police station in the southeastern Libyan oasis town of Tazirbu, which authorities are attributing to Islamic State radicals. In a Saturday statement, the United Nations said at least eight civilians were killed in the...
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