Kidnapping

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St. Paul Man Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping, Beating Girlfriend

A 22-year-old St. Paul man has pleaded guilty in the brutal kidnapping and beating of his girlfriend in late January, according to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.

06/07/2012

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Man Accused In Kidnap, Assault Located In Anoka Co.

A fugitive accused in Pope County of kidnapping and beating his ex-girlfriend has been arrested in Anoka County.

05/23/2012

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Cops: Brooklyn Park Man Kidnapped And Threatened To Kill Wife, Child

A court appearance is set for Monday for a Brooklyn Park man charged with kidnapping his wife and embarking on a dramatic six to seven hour ride of terror before getting arrested in Washington County.

05/18/2012

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Charges: Man Made Deal With Undercover Cop To Kidnap, Kill Ex

A 45-year-old man is charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping after he unknowingly made a deal with a police officer to kidnap and kill his ex-girlfriend.

05/01/2012

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Charges: Group Home Resident Sexually Assaulted 2 Workers

A 36-year-old Pine City man is accused of sexually assaulting two workers in the group home where he resided in northern Minnesota, according to charges filed Thursday in Pine County Court.

04/26/2012

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Police Looking For Suspect In Abduction Of Girl, 12

There is a reward tonight to find a man who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl at a bus stop and took off with her in his car.

03/29/2012

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Man Charged With Robbing 3 Women At Gunpoint

Tony Antoinne Benjamin was charged with three counts of aggravated robbery and one count of kidnapping in connection with the incidents. He was already booked in the Scott County Jail on an unrelated offense.

02/01/2012

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Police: Van Stolen With Child Still Inside Found

Minneapolis Police are searching for a person who stole a van with a developmentally disabled 10-year-old child still inside.

01/26/2012

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‘Beat Down Posse’ Leader Found Guilty Of Racketeering

Joseph Robert Gustafson of Minneapolis was using his bail bond business as a front, but was really the leader of the “Beat Down Posse” gang, which is based in north Minneapolis.

01/20/2012

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ND Death Penalty Appeal Could Drag For 3 Years

A legal expert who has followed the death penalty case of a Minnesota man convicted for killing a University of North Dakota student says his final appeal could last at least three years.

01/16/2012

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Authorities: Woman Believed To Be Kidnapped Found Safe

The Mower County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 27-year-old man after he allegedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend Wednesday afternoon.

01/11/2012

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Authorities: Man Abducted, Robbed Woman He Met Online

A man accused of abducting a woman from her home and robbing her Tuesday morning has been arrested.

12/21/2011

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Police: Woman Kidnapped, Raped In Coon Rapids

Police are investigating after a woman reported being kidnapped and raped near Highway 10 in Coon Rapids.

12/15/2011

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Charges: Man Assaulted Girlfriend, Held Her Captive

A man has been accused of beating, biting and strangling his girlfriend while holding her captive in a St. Paul apartment, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

11/21/2011

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Suspect Arrested In Newport After Domestic Assault

One suspect is in custody and a victim of an alleged kidnapping was turned over to police early Saturday morning in Newport, authorities said.

11/19/2011

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Venezuelan Police Free Former Twin Wilson Ramos

The kidnapping ordeal of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos ended after two days when Venezuelan police commandos swooped in to rescue him in a flurry of gunfire and arrested five alleged abductors.

11/12/2011

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Former Twin Wilson Ramos Found Alive

Venezuelan police rescued former Twin and Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos on Friday, two days after he was kidnapped, officials announced.

11/11/2011

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Concerns Grow As Police Investigate Ramos Kidnapping

Police in Venezuela have found the car used to kidnap former Twins catcher Wilson Ramos, and now some of the best specialists in kidnapping, intelligence and criminal investigation are hard at work trying to find him.

11/10/2011

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Fmr. Twins Catcher Ramos Kidnapped In Venezuela

Washington Nationals and former Minnesota Twins catcher Wilson Ramos has been kidnapped in his native Venezuela.

11/09/2011

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Police Ask Public’s Help Searching For Kidnapping Suspect

Police are asking the public’s help identifying a kidnapping suspect after a 12-year-old girl in Maplewood said a middle-aged man tried to kidnap her Wednesday as she was walking home from school.

11/04/2011

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Man Gets 13 Years For Stealing Car With Baby Inside

A 34-year-old man was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison in Ramsey County Court on Wednesday in connection with the Dec. 23, 2010, theft of a motor vehicle with a baby inside.

10/26/2011

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Motel Owner Charged With Kidnapping After Standoff

A convicted sex offender who runs a Newport motel has been charged with kidnapping a girl, after a six-hour police standoff Sunday night.

10/25/2011

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Jury Finds Chanhassen Man Guilty Of Kidnapping

A 57-year-old Chanhassen man was found guilty by a Carver County jury of kidnapping on Tuesday in connection with a July 25 incident involving a female victim.

10/18/2011

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Police: Man Tried To Kidnap South H.S. Student

Police are investigating an apparent attempted abduction in Minneapolis Monday afternoon.

09/27/2011

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Man Gets 19 Years In Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Case

A 48-year-old man was sentenced to more than 19 years in prison Friday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of an 7-year-old girl outside a St. Paul laundromat.

09/23/2011

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