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  • Dem Rep. Dingell: Capitol Hill Rioters ‘Wanted to Kidnap, ‘Kill’ Members of Congress

    01/18/2021 8:23:02 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/18/2021 | Trent Baker
    Monday, Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) reacted to footage from The New Yorker of a group of President Donald Trump rioters earlier this month storming the U.S. Capitol. Dingell told CNN’s “New Day” that she did not realize in the moment “how much danger” she and other members of Congress were in. She said after the storming of the Capitol, she realized the rioters “wanted to kidnap” and “kill” members of Congress.
  • Suspect Charged in Gretchen Whitmer Kidnap Plot Had Anarchist Flag, Hates Police

    10/08/2020 2:06:15 PM PDT · by conservativepoet · 78 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | Oct 8,2020 | Kyle Olson
    Breitbart News reviewed Caserta’s Facebook profile shortly before it was deleted. In several YouTube videos, Caserta opined about rights and the illegitimacy of government. “The Constitution is illegitimate,” he said in one posted on May 16, 2020, which was removed after Caserta’s account was terminated. “Authority doesn’t exist, dude,” Caserta said, seated in front of an anarchist flag, “and, like, the law doesn’t exist.”
  • Thirteen arrested in plots to kidnap Michigan governor, incite unrest

    10/08/2020 11:59:13 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 59 replies ^ | Oct 8 2020 | Nathan Layne, Gabriella Borter
    Thirteen people, including seven men associated with the Wolverine Watchmen militia group, have been arrested in alleged plots to kidnap the Michigan governor and attack the state capitol building, prosecutors said on Thursday.

    09/10/2020 8:10:39 AM PDT · by csvset · 41 replies
    KDRV ^ | 8 Sep 2020 | Jamie Parfitt
    CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Deputies with the Josephine County Sheriff's Office arrested three men on Sunday after they allegedly tried to lure children into their vehicle at Jubilee Park. Shortly before 4:30 a.m., deputies responded to reports of a disturbance at the park, with callers advising that several men had tried to lure children into their vehicle. One man left the scene and headed towards downtown Cave Junction, but several people followed him from a distance and were able to report his location to deputies. People at the park grabbed and held onto two other men until deputies could take...
  • Democratic mayoral candidate faked kidnapping to win ‘sympathy and votes’ ahead of election: Police (South Carolina)

    08/22/2020 12:55:16 AM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/21/20 | Spencer Neale
    A woman running to be the "first black mayor" of Sumter, South Carolina, has been arrested and charged with faking her own kidnapping and beating to garner sympathy for her political campaign. Sabrina Belcher, 29, perpetrated the alleged hoax via Facebook Live with her accomplice 34-year-old Christopher Eaddy, according to South Carolinian police. “This was simply an effort to create disorder and discontent in our community for personal gain,” Sumter Police Chief Russell Roark said. “As a result, a valuable number of resources, including personnel, man-hours of the police department as well as local medical professionals, were wasted based on...
  • Three kidnapping survivors abducted by Ariel Castro between 2002 and 2004 open up about their harrowing NINE years in captivity at his Ohio home...

    01/01/2020 4:43:01 PM PST · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/01/20 | Marlene Lenthang
    Three women who were kidnapped in Cleveland and locked up for over nine years are speaking out on their harrowing captivity, seven years after their miraculous escape. For years kidnapper Ariel Castro held three women – Amanda Berry, 33, Gina DeJesus, 29, and Michelle Knight, 38, - captive in his home after abducting them between 2002 and 2004. After years of abuse where they were chained, starved, tortured, and raped they were finally able to escape on May 6, 2013 when Berry managed to leave the home and called 911 from a neighbor’s phone. 'He was always there watching every...
  • Man who kidnapped teen: She was ‘terrified of me’ [Jamyme Closs]

    12/22/2019 9:12:46 AM PST · by bgill · 25 replies
    AP kxan ^ | Dec. 20, 2019 | Amy Forliti
    A man convicted of kidnapping a Wisconsin girl and killing her parents told police after his arrest that he never thought Jayme Closs would escape because she was petrified, and that after holding her captive for two weeks, he believed he’d get away with his crimes, according to a transcript of a police interview... While Patterson took measures to conceal his identity when he broke into the Closs home, it was clear he didn’t think ahead to what he would do in the long term. He said he acted “pretty impulsive-ish” saying he thought he’d get a job, rent and...
  • Muslim kidnaps 14-year-old Christian girl, forces her to convert to Islam and marry him

    07/27/2019 1:14:57 PM PDT · by robowombat · 16 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | JUL 27, 2019 4:00 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Pakistan: Muslim kidnaps 14-year-old Christian girl, forces her to convert to Islam and marry him JUL 27, 2019 4:00 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER And as for the forced conversions, the Qur’an says that “there is no compulsion in religion,” (2:256), but what constitutes “compulsion” is in the eye of the beholder. The institutionalized subjugation of the dhimma, with its regular humiliation and harassment, from which one can be freed for the simple price of converting to Islam, is not considered compulsion. Remember Steve Centanni and Olaf Wiig, the journalists who were kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam — even...
  • Police: 4 had plan to kidnap, sexually assault child from county fair and then burn victim alive

    02/04/2019 5:08:29 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 91 replies ^ | 2/1/2019 | Johari Canty
    BRANCH COUNTY, Mich. (WSVN) — Investigators have arrested four people accused of planning to kidnap a child from a Michigan county fair planned to sexually assault the victim before burning them alive. There was no specific target named in the plot, as the two couples, David Bailey, 37, and Jayme LaPoint, 19; and Matthew Toole, 32, and Talia Furman, 32, had planned to find a random child for the deed, according to Michigan State Police. According to MLive, were all have been charged in the conspiracy that was uncovered by police detectives. According to the police report obtained by the...
  • Suspect in Jayme Closs case tried to kidnap her twice previously, complaint states

    01/14/2019 12:55:44 PM PST · by Innovative · 97 replies
    CNN ^ | Jan. 14, 2019 | Eric Levenson and Marlena Baldacci,
    The suspect accused of killing James and Denise Closs and kidnapping their 13-year-old daughter, Jayme, first spotted her when he was on his way to work, as she was getting into a school bus, according to a criminal complaint released Monday by the Barron County District Attorney. "The defendant states, when he saw (Jayme) he knew that was the girl he was going to take," the complaint states. The startling criminal complaint comes on the same day that Jake Patterson, 21, will make his first court appearance in Barron County to face charges of intentional homicide, kidnapping and armed burglary.
  • 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know (the man who kidnapped and raped a 13 year old from her driveway)

    12/10/2018 6:02:40 AM PST · by vannrox · 39 replies
    Heavy ^ | 8DEC18 | Hania Aguilar and Michael Ray McLellan
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  • Pizza delivery driver saves kidnapped woman after she mouths ‘help me’' (Dominos)

    10/02/2018 4:05:15 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 23 replies
    Tribune Media Wire ^ | October 1, 2018
    SHEBOYGAN COUNTY, Wis. – An alert pizza delivery driver helped save a woman from her abusive ex-boyfriend, police say. A 55-year-old Grafton man now faces several counts of domestic abuse after allegedly entering his ex-girlfriend's house uninvited, where he's alleged to have beaten and tied her up. Police arrested Dean Hoffmann after the pizza delivery driver noticed a woman inside the house mouthing the words "help me." "It's kind of scary," said driver Joey Grundl. "Gave him his pizza, and noticed behind him was his girlfriend. She pointed to a black eye that was quite visible. She mouthed the words...
  • Elizabeth Smart kidnapper to be released from prison

    09/11/2018 11:26:20 AM PDT · by KingofZion · 38 replies
    sfgate ^ | September 11, 2018 | Brady Mccoombs
    A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart as a teenager in 2002 from her Salt Lake City bedroom and hold her captive will be freed from prison in a surprise move announced Tuesday by state authorities. Wanda Barzee, 72, will be released Sept. 19 after the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole determined it had miscalculated the time she previously served in federal custody, board spokesman Greg Johnson said in a news release. She will be under federal supervision for five years. Barzee pleaded guilty to kidnapping Smart and helping keep her captive for nine...
  • 3 bodies found at home of Massachusetts man accused of kidnapping, torture

    06/01/2018 6:18:18 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 21 replies ^ | Jun.01.2018 | Ethan Sacks and Julmary Zambrano
    All three corpses were found "in and around" the home of Stewart Weldon, 40, who was arrested Sunday after the traffic stop when he bolted and led police on a chase that ended when he crashed into a patrol car, NBC10 Boston reported. After Weldon was subdued, a woman in the passenger seat of his car told police that she had been held captive, sexually assaulted and beaten with a hammer over the course of weeks, according to the arrest report. She has not been identified.
  • Cleveland 'House of Horrors' victim, raped daily for 11 years, now happily married

    04/11/2018 12:32:01 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 14 replies ^ | April 10, 2018 | Katherine Lam
    One of the three women kidnapped and held captive in a Cleveland “House of Horrors” -- where she was raped daily for more than a decade -- revealed in an episode of “Dr. Phil” she is happily married years after her harrowing escape. Michelle Knight, 36, who now goes by the name Lily Rose, announced the news in an episode set to air April 24, TMZ reported Monday. “I got really good news for you…Dr. Phil, I’m married!” Knight said as the audience cheered. Knight said she's been married since May 2015, two years after she was rescued from her...
  • Dad knocks out kidnapper, saves daughter at park

    04/10/2018 9:34:39 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 63 replies
    WDBJ7 ^ | April 10, 2018 | CBS13
    AUBURN, Calif. (CBS13) -- A California dad has been called a hero after knocking out a kidnapper to rescue his 3-year-old daughter. Freddie Cantrell lives across the street from Regional Park in Auburn, California, where his two girls were playing with their mother and stepfather Sunday evening. He said park is a place they used to love, but now is part of their biggest nightmare. “I got a phone call from the mother saying, ‘Hey you got to get down here quick. Somebody tried to kidnap Aubrey,'” Cantrell told CBS Sacramento. The incident unfolded in front of their 6-year-old daughter,...
  • Dozens of girls missing in Afrin

    03/31/2018 8:05:47 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 20 replies
    ANF News ^ | Saturday, 31 Mar 2018, 00:00 | ANF - ZEYNEP KIZILIRMAK
    A mother looking for her 14-year-old girl who was abducted in Afrin under invasion, stated that dozens of girls are held captive and raped by Turkish forces and allied gangs. The Turkish state and gangs are committing a war crime against women and girls in Afrin which is under their invasion. A mother who revealed the savagery while looking for her 14-year-old missing girl says; “What was done in Shengal is being done here now. The whole world must see this vileness.” Invasion attacks of the Turkish state and jihadist gangs derived from ISIS and Al-Qaeda against Afrin Canton of...
  • Ukraine Kidnappers Free Bitcoin Analyst After $1m Ransom Paid

    01/05/2018 11:32:23 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    Gulf News ^ | January 6, 2018
    Pavel Lerner, a blockchain expert, was taken hostage by masked gunmen on December 26Kiev: Kidnappers in Ukraine have released an employee at a United Kingdom-registered cryptocurrency exchange after getting more than $1 million (Dh3.67 million) in bitcoins as ransom, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister told Reuters on Friday. Pavel Lerner, a leading analyst and blockchain expert, was abducted by unknown masked people on December 26, according to a statement by his company, EXMO Finance, on its website. “This is the first such case in Ukraine linked to bitcoins,” Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, said...
  • Woman kidnapped at 9 and raped for weeks

    12/29/2017 3:49:22 PM PST · by packrat35 · 7 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/29/2017 | Chris Spargo
    Katie Beers, now 34, participated in a Reddit AMA on Thursday, during which she revealed that the years of sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her godmother's husband prepared her for the ordeal. She was just 9 when she was abducted by John Esposito in 1992, who lured her in with the promise of a girl for her upcoming birthday. Espositio then took her to his house where he kept her in a dungeon he had specifically built for her that was buried under his garage and hidden by a 200lbs. slab of concrete. Linoleum flooring and carpeting...
  • Bitcoin exchange chief kidnapped as he leaves work

    12/29/2017 6:49:43 AM PST · by RightGeek · 30 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12/28/2017 | Margi Murphy
    The chief executive of a UK-based Bitcoin exchange called EXMO has reportedly been kidnapped in Ukraine. Pavel Lerner, 40, was kidnapped while leaving his office in Kiev's Obolon district on December 26. Local media reported that he had been pulled into a black Mercedes-Benz by a group of men wearing balaclavas. "We are doing everything possible to speed up the search of Pavel Lerner," a spokesman told the Telegraph. "Any information regarding his whereabouts is very much appreciated...Despite the situation, the exchange is working as usual. We also want to stress that nature of Pavel’s job at EXMO doesn’t assume...